Antifungal activity against plant pathogenic fungi of chaetoviridins isolated from Chaetomium globosum.


The Chaetomium globosum strain F0142, which was isolated from barnyard grass, showed potent disease control efficacy against rice blast (Magnaporthe grisea) and wheat leaf rust (Puccinia recondita). Two antifungal substances were purified from broth from this organism and identified as chaetoviridins A and B. Chaetoviridin A exhibited higher antifungal… (More)