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Biological control of weeds by means of plant pathogens: Significance for integrated weed management in modern agro-ecology
Biological control of weeds by using plant pathogens has gainedacceptance as a practical, safe, environmentally beneficial, weedmanagement method applicable to agro-ecosystems. The interest inExpand
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The Mycoherbicide Approach with Plant Pathogens
It is nearly a decade since the first of fungal herbicides, DeVine and COLLEGO, were introduced for commercial use, establishing mycoherbicides as a practical means of weed management. In 1982Expand
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Identification, Pathogenicity, and Safety of Alternaria eichhorniae from Egypt as a Bioherbicide Agent for Waterhyacinth
On the basis of conidial measurements, growth characteristics, and pigmentation in culture, two of three Egyptian Alternaria spp. (isolates 3 and 5) isolated from waterhyacinth (Eichhornia crassipes)Expand
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Recent Advances in Biological Control of Submersed Aquatic Weeds
The submersed aquatic plants hydrilla ( Hydrilla verticillata (L.f.) Royle), Eurasian watermilfoil ( Myriophyllum spicatum L.),and Brazilian egeria ( Egeria densa L.) are three of the worst invasiveExpand
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Biological control of water hyacinth by using pathogens: opportunities, challenges, and recent developments.
There is good justification to renew concerted efforts to develop pathogens for biological control of water hyacinth (Eichhornia crassipes, (Mart.) Solms-Laub.). Among the most promising pathogensExpand
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Herbicidal potential of ophiobolins produced by Drechslera gigantea.
Drechslera gigantea, a potential mycoherbicide of grass weeds, was isolated in Florida from naturally infected large crabgrass (Digitaria sanguinalis); it produces phytotoxic metabolites in liquidExpand
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Control of Seven Grasses with a Mixture of Three Fungal Pathogens with Restricted Host Ranges
Abstract Three fungi indigenous to Florida, Drechslera gigantea, Exserohilum longirostratum, and E. rostratum, were isolated from large crabgrass (Digitaria sanguinalis), crowfootgrassExpand
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Field Evaluation of Phomopsis amaranthicola, A Biological Control Agent of Amaranthus spp.
There are approximately 60 species in the genus Amaranthus, of which seven are used as grains, leafy vegetables, or ornamentals. The majority of the remaining species are considered important weeds.Expand
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Evaluation of Agar and Grain Media for Mass Production of Conidia of Dactylaria higginsii.
Growth and sporulation of Dactylaria higginsii were quantified on complex agar media containing biological materials (group 1) and chemically defined agar media (group 2), as well as on grains, andExpand
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