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Cover for Concluding remarks.

This concluding chapter reviews the achievements made by the Regional Coffee Wilt Programme (RCWP) in terms of enhancing the knowledge about the biology of the coffee wilt pathogen (Gibberella xylarioides), the extent of its spread and its impact on the livelihoods of smallholder producers across...

Author(s)
Flood, J.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936419)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Introduction.

This introductory chapter provides information on the status of coffee wilt disease (caused by Gibberella xylarioides) in different African countries and its biology, epidemiology and control.

Author(s)
Flood, J.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936419)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Coffee wilt disease.

This book represents a compilation of the current knowledge of various aspects of coffee wilt disease (CWD) including information about the pathogen and its management. It covers the status of CWD in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Uganda, Ethiopia and Tanzania; the socio-economic impact of CWD;...

Author(s)
Flood, J.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936419)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Trichoderma</i>: <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Ganoderma</i> disease control in oil palm: a manual.

This manual describes methods for isolating Trichoderma from the wild, in vitro culture methods, assessing virulence in combating Ganoderma, commercial production and application to the soil during field planting of nursery-produced oil palm plants. The manual is one in a series of manuals on...

Author(s)
Virdiana, I.; Rahmaningsih, M.; Forster, B. P.; Schmoll, M.; Flood, J.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789241457)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Health and safety considerations.

Standard health and safety protocols are an important requirement in Trichoderma production and nursery screening activities, both in the laboratory, nursery and the field. The standards may vary depending on the requirements needed. Identification and elimination of hazards and risks in some...

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 Culturing <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Trichoderma</i>.

The first step in propagating Trichoderma in culture (in vitro) is the preparation of growth media. This chapter explains how to prepare the different media used in culturing Trichoderma isolates used by Verdant. To propagate Trichoderma isolates for use in integrated pest management of Ganoderma...

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> multiplication.

The mass production of Trichoderma is described. The fungus is propagated on potato sucrose agar and maize media. This chapter explains how to propagate Trichoderma on these media.

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">Ganoderma</i> pathogenicity testing.

Trichoderma isolates may be screened for their effectiveness in antagonizing Ganoderma in both nursery and field tests. For this, Ganoderma as a source of disease (inoculum) is required. A recommended first step is to collect Ganoderma basidiocarps from Ganoderma infected palms and to then culture...

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">In vitro trichoderma</i> antagonism screening.

A protocol is described of how to carry out an in vitro test to assess Trichoderma antagonism against Ganoderma. This is known as a Dual Culture Test. Dual culture is a simple method which, as implied, involves growing Trichoderma along side Ganoderma in a culture plate. The medium used to grow...

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> 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

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