Study on Management of Fusarium oxysporum through Different Mode of Action of Trichoderma spp.

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Preeti Sonkar Ramesh Chandra Ravindra Singh Surrender Kumar
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Argonomically, Fusarium oxysporum is an important plant pathogen. Importantly, it is a vascular wilt causing agent which has spread at worldwide. Morever, a needful management are require in regard to crop protection and human health. It secretes some mycotoxin such as Fumonisins, Trichothecenes, Zearalenone which are harmful. Further growth time, its mycelium  secrete unique protein, called ‘secreted in xylem’ (Six) protein, into xylem sap, and other protein also reported.  However, it is control by agrochemical rather harmful for environment with health. Indeed Trichoderma spp. is a good biocontrol agent (BCA) and also a good substitution of agrochemical with ecofriendly. Trichoderma spp. secrete some compound such as volatile, non-volatile, water soluble and secondary metabolite. All compounds secrete from a unique gene, called as gene cluster. Trichoderma spp. has played a crucial role in parasitism behavior for Fusarium oxysporum by different mode of action. Constituently, it has been regulated mechanism viz. direct mechanism (Competition, Mycoparasitism, Antibiosis and induce resistance of host plant) and indirect mechanism (Inactivation of the enzymes produced by pathogen).


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SONKAR, Preeti et al. Study on Management of Fusarium oxysporum through Different Mode of Action of Trichoderma spp.. International Journal of Current Trends in Science and Technology, [S.l.], v. 8, n. 03, p. 20192-20200, mar. 2018. ISSN 0976-9730. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 14 dec. 2018. doi:


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