Overview of Mechanisms and Uses of Trichoderma spp.

  title={Overview of Mechanisms and Uses of Trichoderma spp.},
  author={Gary E. Harman},
  volume={96 2},
ABSTRACT Fungi in the genus Trichoderma have been known since at least the 1920s for their ability to act as biocontrol agents against plant pathogens. Until recently, the principal mechanisms for control have been assumed to be those primarily acting upon the pathogens and included mycoparasitism, antibiosis, and competition for resources and space. Recent advances demonstrate that the effects of Trichoderma on plants, including induced systemic or localized resistance, are also very important… CONTINUE READING
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