Trichoderma: Host Pathogen Interactions and Applications (Hardcover)

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By Anil K. Sharma (Editor), Pratibha Sharma (Editor)
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1. Trichoderma-plant interaction: heritability of switching signatures involved in defense and growth2. Roots of plants under stress conditions attract Trichoderma3. Identifying Trichoderma isolates to develop a generic bio-inoculant for conventional and hydroponic vegetable production4. Omics technologies as tools to understand Trichoderma communication with plant roots5. Trichoderma-plant interactions: contribution of the fungal genome to the molecular dialog in the rhizosphere6. Danger signals activate the innate immune system of a filamentous fungus7. MAMPs, a defensive model for Trichoderma induced- systemic resistance against diseases8. Understanding secondary metabolism in the light of genomics9. Role of Trichoderma sp in the management of agricultural waste10. Fungal metabolites and cell wall degrading enzymes derived from Trichoderma harzianum and their synergistic effect on biological control of Fusarium Stalk rot in maize11. Induced immunity developed by Trichoderma sps in horticultural and plantation crops12. Trichoderma and the plants on chat13. Genome editing of the crop response to Trichoderma14. Trichoderma as root endophytes15. Trichoderma -Fusarium interaction16. Trichoderma in consortium and their rhizospheric interaction.

About the Author

Dr. Anil K. Sharma is a Professor in the Department of Biological Sciences, CBSH G.B. Pant University of Agriculture & Technology, Pantnagar. After completing his post-doctoral studies at GSU, Louisiana, USA, he served as a Visiting Scientist at the University of Basel, Switzerland; and at the University of Helsinki, Lathi, Finland. Prof. Sharma has extensive research and teaching experience, holds two patents (in plant biology and microbiology, respectively), and has received a number of prestigious grants. He has published more than 60 research articles and 30 review articles. Prof. Pratibha Sharma is an ICAR Emeritus Scientist and former Principal Scientist and Professor at the Division of Plant Pathology, ICAR Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi. Her major area of research concerns biological control agents, especially Trichoderma, Metarhizium, Beauveria and Pseudomonas and their use in IPM and IDM for various crop systems. Prof. Sharma has more than 100 peer-reviewed research papers in national and international journals, as well as a patent on Trichoderma, to her credit. Having received several awards from professional societies, Prof. Sharma is currently working on the application of Trichoderma harzianum and Metarhizium anisopilae to combat major pests impacting groundnut and cumin.

Product Details
ISBN: 9789811533204
ISBN-10: 9811533202
Publisher: Springer
Publication Date: June 16th, 2020
Pages: 319
Language: English