Screening of Potent Biofungicide for the Growth Inhibition of Soilborne Pathogenic Fungi, Rhizoctonia solani

잔디 뿌리병 병원균인 Rhizoctonia solani의 성장을 저해하는 미생물 선발

  • 이은열 (경성대학교 공과대학 식품공학과) ;
  • 이재화 (신라대학교 공과대학 생명공학과)
  • Published : 2003.06.01


Various Trichoderma spp. were evaluated for the development of biofungicides to control soilborne pathogen, Rhiztonia solani, Various Trichoderma spp. were initially tested for their ability to inhibit growth of R. solani by inhibition zone test. Inhibition zones of 3∼5 mm toward R. solani were detected on PDA agar plates. The parasitic activity of strains, the activities of cell-wall-degrading enzymes such as glucanases and chitinases, were also evaluated. Highest activities of glucanase and chitinase were 3.5 U/ml and 0.9 U/ml, respectively, Isolated Trichoderma spp. also exhibited good growth with currently used agrochemicals, which represents that the isolated biofungicides can be mutually used with agrochemicals.


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