International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 5, Issue 12, Part B (2019)
Trichoderma spp. A biocontrol agent and their role in agriculture: A review
In the world, the customary agricultural practices are influenced by different issues, for example, diseases, pests, dry spell, diminished soil richness; certain elective plant ailments control techniques and because of utilization of unsafe synthetic pesticides, contamination and a worldwide temperature alteration. There ought to be natural controls that can take care of these issues. Growths and microscopic organisms are the different sorts of natural control operators engaged with biocontrol action. Among them, growths allocated to variety Trichoderma assume a significant role in controlling the contagious plant diseases. The diverse Trichoderma spp. are known to create various sort of compounds which have a huge job in biocontrol action like cell divider debasement, hyphal development, and adversarial movement against plant pathogens. Trichoderma spp. is free-living cosmopolitan species communicating with roots, soil and foliar conditions. Trichoderma species are quickly developing, great contenders rivaling different microorganisms. Besides, they repress or debase pectinases and different compounds that are basic for plant-pathogenic organisms. The present audit is centered on the biocontrol capacity of the Trichoderma species.
How to cite this article:
Shivam Maurya, Sunil Kumar, Poonam Kumari, Kamlesh Kumar Jat. Trichoderma spp. A biocontrol agent and their role in agriculture: A review. Int J Appl Res 2019;5(12):108-111.