Induced systemic resistance and plant responses to fungal biocontrol agents.

  title={Induced systemic resistance and plant responses to fungal biocontrol agents.},
  author={Michal Shoresh and Gary E Harman and Fatemeh Mastouri},
  journal={Annual review of phytopathology},
Biocontrol fungi (BCF) are agents that control plant diseases. These include the well-known Trichoderma spp. and the recently described Sebacinales spp. They have the ability to control numerous foliar, root, and fruit pathogens and even invertebrates such as nematodes. However, this is only a subset of their abilities. We now know that they also have the ability to ameliorate a wide range of abiotic stresses, and some of them can also alleviate physiological stresses such as seed aging. They… 

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