biocontrol


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biocontrol

[‚bī·ō·kən′trōl]
(ecology)
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He said Aflasafes a biocontrol substance applied to maize crops three weeks after flowering to protect the crops from aflatoxin.
The main criteria for successful deployment of these biocontrol agents in fields are their ability to suppress nematode populations and restrain their multiplication and enhance yields profitably in the presence of nematodes.
Therefore in this present study the efficacies of indigenous Bacillus strains isolated from rice rhizospheric and non-rhizospheric soil of different regions of Odisha and compare their plant growth promoting and biocontrol activities against R.
The use of biocontrol agents to manage postharvest diseases of fruits and vegetables has been explored as an alternative to the use of synthetic fungicides [10].
The release of biocontrol agents is recognized as an effective solution to sustainably control water hyacinth monocultures.
When such outcrossing occurs, the biocontrol strain could recombine with the indigenous populations of aflatoxigenic strains and generate offspring that not only inherit the aggressiveness of the non-aflatoxigenic parent, but could also inherit the ability to produce one or more serious mycotoxins, such as aflatoxin B1 or cyclopiazonic acid (CPA) (Horn et al., 2013) [14].
The Lodi Winegrape Commission's (LWC) recently formed the Mealybug Biocontrol Research Focus Group, which held a field day Aug.
Products containing a combination of biocontrol agents have become an accepted and more efficient method of pathogen control and; therefore, improved plant growth, because it is probable that in sites where natural biological control occurs, it happens as a consequence of different combinations of many microorganisms (ROBERTS et al., 2005).
Dr Blackwell, who owns APS Biocontrol in Dundee, said: "The estimate is based on what we know about Scotland's habitat and population.
All tested biocontrol agents were able to inhibit radial growth and sclerotia viability in dual culture assay.
06 January 2017 - German life science and technology company Merck has acquired US-based food safety testing firm BioControl Systems Inc., the company said.
M2 EQUITYBITES-January 6, 2017-German Merck Acquires Food Safety Testing Firm BioControl