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Journal: Vegetos- An International Journal of Plant Research

Article DOI :
Year :2012, Volume : 25, Issue :2
First page : (76) Last page : (77)
Print ISSN : 0970-4078. Online ISSN : 2229-4473.


RESEARCH ARTICLE
A SOCIETY FOR PLANT RESEARCH PUBLICATION

Antagonistic Activity of Trichoderma viride against Rhizoctonia solani Isolated from An Orchid

Pal Pallavi*, Kaushik Purshotam

Department of Botany and Microbiology, Gurukul Kangri Vishwavidyalaya, Hardwar-249404, (Uttarakhand) India

*Corresponding author Email: pallavi_pal4@yahoo.com

In the present investigation the antagonistic activity of Trichoderma viride has been tested against Rhizoctonia solani. Trichoderma viride was isolated from Rhynchostylis retusa and Rhizoctonia solani from Aerides multiflora an orchid. Dual culture method was followed and result revealed that Trichoderma viride inhibited the mycelial growth of Rhizoctonia solani by 79.08%.




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