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Other publication, 2018

Parasitizing fungus Clonostachys rosea effective against parasitic nematodes in agriculture

Lind, Mårten


The search for efficient alternatives to chemical pesticides in agriculture is of great importanceto our future food supply. A new study from SLU shows that the mycoparasitic fungus Clonostachys rosea kills parasitic nematodes in soil, does not affect non-parasitic ones, and has a significant beneficial impact on crop health.

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Publisher: Swedish university of agricultural sciences

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Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Department of Forest Mycology and Plant Pathology

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Forest Science

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