TY - CHAP A1 - Syed Ali Nusaibah A2 - Habu Musa ED1 - Mohammad Manjur Shah ED2 - Umar Sharif ED3 - Tijjani Rufai Buhari Y1 - 2019-09-04 PY - 2019 T1 - A Review Report on the Mechanism of Trichoderma spp. as Biological Control Agent of the Basal Stem Rot (BSR) Disease of Elaeis guineensis N2 - Trichoderma is a genus of fungi that are present in all soils, where they are the most prevalent culturable fungi. They are also the most successful biofungicides used in today's agriculture. These green-colored fungi are well known for their antifungal and plant-growth-stimulating effects. This book provides comprehensive information on Trichoderma and its use in medical, agricultural and industrial applications. Section I focuses mainly on identification of Trichoderma species, and Section II is concerned with Trichoderma as a biological control agent. Chapters in these sections cover topics ranging from taxonomic status and biodiversity to biochemical analysis and bio-control application. BT - Trichoderma SP - Ch. 5 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/intechopen.84469 DO - 10.5772/intechopen.84469 SN - 978-1-78923-918-8 PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2021-11-29 ER -