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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