Effect of Selected Biocontrol Agents and their Combination with Fungicides on the Mycoflora and Quality of Seeds in Clusterbean


Affiliations

  • University of Mysore, Department of Studies in Applied Botany, Mysore, 570 006, India

Abstract

Among tbe three biocontrol agents tested, Trichoderma harzianum isolate-I and T. viride were found to be highly effective in reducing the seed-borne fungi of c1usterbean on seed treatement. Their combination with thiram was found to be the next in the order of effectiveness. These biocontrol agents and their combination not only increased the seed germinability significantly but also the seedling vigour.

Keywords

Trichoderma harzianum, T. viride, Thiram, Integrated Biocontrol, Clusterbean.

Subject Discipline

Agriculture Sciences

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