Antagonism of Trichoderma viride to Macrophomina phaseolina Causing Stem Blight of Cowpea


  • Agriculture Research Station, Department of Plant Pathology, Jaipur, Rajasthan, 302018, India


Macrophomina phaseolina (Tassi) Goid. is a common pathogen causing stem blight of cowpea in Rajasthan. The role of antagonists in curtailing the growth of M.phaseolina in mung has been established (Kehri and Chandra, 1991). In the present paper, the efficacy of Trichoderma viride Pers. ex Fr. in controlling the stem blight of cowpea is reported.

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Agriculture Sciences

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