Trichoderma is well known for its inherent ability to antagonize the plant pathogenic fungi and stimulate plant growth and defense responses thereby acting as a potential biological control agent. Many chemicals are available for the control of different soil borne diseases of Pigeon pea and have maintained a strong paradigm but from the past few years, used of bio-agents in disease control has gained a significant momentum due to its certain beneficial effects and ecofriendly nature as compared to the chemicals that cause environmental degradation including pollution of surface and ground water and also soil besides increasing pest resurgence.
Mohammad Shahid; Comparative Study of Biological Agents, Trichoderma harzianum (Th- Azad) and Trichoderma viride (01PP) for Controlling Wilt Disease in Pigeon Pea
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