Canada approves microbial pest control agents Foretryx
Added on 16 November 2022
Trichoderma is a genus of ubiquitous fungi that colonize rhizosphere soil and plant roots, rotting wood, and dead plant material. It is regarded as one of the most widely distributed of all soil fungi. It is found frequently in all types of natural or agricultural soils, including forest humus layers, and orchards. Some strains are able to parasitize plant pathogenic fungi.
Trichoderma asperellum strain ICC 012and Trichoderma gamsii strain ICC 080 are new active ingredients for disease management on various field and greenhouse crops in Canada. These two active ingredients demonstrate fungicidal properties by competing with plant pathogens for space and nutrients on target crops and may also induce systemic resistance.
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