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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Trichoderma</i> nursery screening for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Ganoderma</i> control.

Nursery screening of seedlings is currently the fastest and easiest method to screen the realistic biopesticide effectiveness. The nursery screening process takes about 6 months to 1 year. Certain critical parameters are required for efficient nursery screening, including: shading, Ganoderma rubber ...

Author(s)
Virdiana, I.; Rahmaningsih, M.; Forster, B. P.; Schmoll, M.; Flood, J.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789241457)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Scoring response of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Ganoderma</i> to <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Trichoderma</i>.

Standard methods in screening seedling response to Ganoderma have been described by Rahmaningsih et al., 2018 (this series). Here we describe methods to score the effectiveness of Trichoderma isolates as antagonists of Ganoderma through observations on seedlings infected by Ganoderma. This is done...

Author(s)
Virdiana, I.; Rahmaningsih, M.; Forster, B. P.; Schmoll, M.; Flood, J.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789241457)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Production of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Trichoderma</i> for commercial application.

From nursery screening (Chapter 8) the most effective Trichoderma isolates can be identified and advanced for large scale, commercial production and application. In order to use Trichoderma on a large or commercial scale, huge stocks need to be produced and stored ready for field application. Stock ...

Author(s)
Virdiana, I.; Rahmaningsih, M.; Forster, B. P.; Schmoll, M.; Flood, J.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789241457)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Trichoderma</i> application in oil palm plantations.

Trichoderma applications to help protect oil palm from Ganoderma can be carried out in the field. This is done during the field planting process. Here we describe the procedures involved, from the preparation of the Trichoderma product and how it is applied to the planting hole prior to planting...

Author(s)
Virdiana, I.; Rahmaningsih, M.; Forster, B. P.; Schmoll, M.; Flood, J.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789241457)
Type
Book chapter
Full TextCABI Book Chapter InfoOpen Access
Cover for Policy frameworks for the implementation of a classical biological control strategy: the Indian experience.

This chapter is intended to share the Indian experience on importing and utilizing a rust pathogen for the classical biological control of a weed - the first ever attempt to introduce a plant pathogen for classical biological control of a weed by any country in the region. As a prelude to this, the ...

Author(s)
Rabindra, R. J.; Kumar, P. S.; Verghese, A.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646275)
Type
Book chapter
Full TextCABI Book InfoOpen Access
Cover for Organic food systems meeting the needs of Southern Africa.

This book reports on long-term comparative organic farming systems' research trials carried out over the last 5 years in the Southern Cape of South Africa, as well as research into the successes and failures of the organic sector and the technical tools required for sustainable development in South ...

Author(s)
Auerbach, R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786399601)
Type
Book
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Cover for Biological and chemical soil fumigation and pest and disease management comparisons in the Western Cape.

Brassica spp. are cultivated all over the world; commercial species include cabbage, broccoli, kale, kohlrabi and turnip. In this study the focus was on production of broccoli, Brassica oleracea, in the Western Cape province of South Africa and its economically important pests and diseases,...

Author(s)
Niekerk, A. van; Auerbach, R.; Lamprecht, S.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786399601)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Phytotoxins.

Evidence of the existence of a wide range of secondary compounds and proteins in plants with pharmacological activity or with the potential to cause adverse effects in other living organisms is now firmly embedded in the scientific literature. The term 'phytotoxins' is conventionally used to...

Author(s)
D'Mello, J. P. F.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394675)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Mycotoxins.

Mycotoxins induce adverse effects in humans and other vertebrate animals. Their production is determined by ecological and environmental factors (temperature, humidity and substrate water activity). The preponderance of specialized fungi in particular niches determines the type and range of...

Author(s)
D'Mello, J. P. F.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394675)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Carica papaya</i> papaya.

This chapter focuses on the origin, geographical distribution, morphological, physiological and phenological characteristics, cultivation history, breeding, vegetative propagation methods and molecular genetics and genomics of pawpaws (Carica papaya). The importance of developing various genetic...

Author(s)
Fitch, M. M. M.
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780648279)
Type
Book chapter

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