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Cover for Biocontrol of major grapevine diseases: leading research.

This volume provides a holistic overview of the advances in the use of biological control agents (BCAs) and plant resistance inducers to reduce various phytopathogenic infections of grapevine. The ecology, mechanisms involved in protection and application methods of these BCAs and inducers are...

Author(s)
Compant, S.; Mathieu, F.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647128)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Bioactive natural products for managing downy mildew disease in grapevine.

This chapter reviews updates on the effects of secondary metabolites from plants and of environmental microorganisms on zoosporogenesis, zoospore motility and cystospore germination of P. viticola. The efficacies of plant and microbial extracts or pure secondary metabolites on the suppression of...

Author(s)
Islam, M. T.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647128)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Major biocontrol studies and measures against fungal and oomycete pathogens of grapevine.

This chapter reports on and discusses information from the available literature about the biological control of some major grapevine (Vitis vinifera) diseases caused by fungi or oomycetes: (i) downy mildew, caused by the oomycete Plasmopara viticola; (ii) powdery mildew, caused by the fungus ...

Author(s)
Zanzotto, A.; Morroni, M.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647128)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Potential of two <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Bacillus</i> antagonists for biocontrol of grey mould.

This chapter presents a preliminary characterization of two bacterial strains (B29 and B27) isolated from the south of Tunisia and evaluate induced systemic resistance (ISR) as a mechanism of biological control of B. cinerea by these two bacterial strains. Additionally, molecular identification of...

Author(s)
Ben-Maachia, S.; Errakhi, R.; Mathieu, F.; Lebrihi, A.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647128)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Enhancing the aggressiveness of the powdery mildew mycoparasite <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Ampelomyces quisqualis</i>.

The mycoparasite Ampelomyces quisqualis is the most studied biological control agent of powdery mildews. This chapter focuses on the identification and study of genetically different strains of A. quisqualis isolated from different fungal hosts and plants in order to verify whether there is...

Author(s)
Angeli, D.; Micheli, S.; Maurhofer, M.; Pertot, I.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647128)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Biological control of grape canker pathogens.

This chapter presents experiments conducted to: (i) isolate and identify microorganisms that occur naturally on grapevine pruning wounds; and (ii) evaluate in vitro and in planta the ability of these microorganisms to prevent infection by grapevine canker pathogens, members of the...

Author(s)
Costadone, L.; Gubler, W. D.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647128)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Esquive® WP limits development of grapevine trunk diseases and safeguards the production potential of vineyards.

Grapevine trunk diseases (GTD) such as Eutypa dieback, esca decline of vines and black dead arm, which are widely believed to be caused by multiple fungal pathogens acting in concert, although the causes may well be more complex, cause great damage to vineyards. Presently, the only anti-GTD product ...

Author(s)
Mounier, E.; Boulisset, F.; Cortes, F.; Cadiou, M.; Dubournet, P.; Pajot, E.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647128)
Type
Book chapter