Biocontrol Properties of Basidiomycetes: An Overview
AbstractIn agriculture, there is an urgent need for alternate ecofriendly products to control plant diseases. These alternate products must possess preferable characteristics such as new modes of action, cost effectiveness, biodegradability, and target specificity. In the current scenario, studies on macrofungi have been an area of importance for scientists. Macrofungi grow prolifically and are found in many parts of the world. Basidiomycetes (mushrooms) flourish ubiquitously under warm and humid climates. Basidiomycetes are rich sources of natural antibiotics. The secondary metabolites produced by them possess antimicrobial, antitumor, and antioxidant properties. The present review discusses the potential role of Basidiomycetes as anti-phytofungal, anti-phytobacterial, anti-phytoviral, mosquito larvicidal, and nematicidal agents. View Full-Text
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Sivanandhan, S.; Khusro, A.; Paulraj, M.G.; Ignacimuthu, S.; AL-Dhabi, N.A. Biocontrol Properties of Basidiomycetes: An Overview. J. Fungi 2017, 3, 2.
Sivanandhan S, Khusro A, Paulraj MG, Ignacimuthu S, AL-Dhabi NA. Biocontrol Properties of Basidiomycetes: An Overview. Journal of Fungi. 2017; 3(1):2.Chicago/Turabian Style
Sivanandhan, Subramaniyan; Khusro, Ameer; Paulraj, Michael G.; Ignacimuthu, Savarimuthu; AL-Dhabi, Naif A. 2017. "Biocontrol Properties of Basidiomycetes: An Overview." J. Fungi 3, no. 1: 2.
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