Expression of an alpha-1,3-glucanase during mycoparasitic interaction of Trichoderma asperellum.

Abstract

Trichoderma species have been investigated as biological control agents for over 70 years owing to their ability to antagonize plant pathogenic fungi. Mycoparasitism, one of the main mechanisms involved in the antagonistic activity of Trichoderma strains, depends on the secretion of complex mixtures of hydrolytic enzymes able to degrade the host cell wall… (More)

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