McSpadden Gardener, Brian B. Department of Plant Pathology, Ohio State University, Wooster, Ohio.
Last reviewed:October 2019
- Microbial biofungicides
- Diversity of microbial biofungicides
- Biochemical biofungicides
- Production and commercialization of biofungicides
- Related Primary Literature
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Biological agents that weaken or kill fungi so as to prevent plant disease development. Such agents may be used independently or formulated with other materials as biopesticides. They can be classified as microbial or biochemical, based on the active ingredient used. See also: Agricultural science (plant); Fungi; Fungistat and fungicide; Mycology; Pesticide; Plant pathology
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