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Trichoderma harzianum or Trichoderma Harzianum Bio Fungicide is a species of filamentous fungi that plays a crucial role in agriculture, particularly in the realm of biological control and plant growth promotion. It is widely used as a biofungicide and biofertilizer to enhance plant health and protect crops from various soilborne pathogens.

 

 

Benefits of Trichoderma harzianum :

  • Biocontrol Agent:

    • Trichoderma harzianum is well-known for its biocontrol capabilities. It acts as an antagonist to a wide range of plant pathogenic fungi by parasitizing and inhibiting their growth through competition for nutrients and space.
  • Suppression of Soilborne Pathogens:

    • Trichoderma harzianum is effective against soilborne pathogens such as Rhizoctonia, Fusarium, and Sclerotinia. It can colonize the rhizosphere, providing protection to plant roots and suppressing the development of pathogenic organisms.
  • Enzyme Production:

    • The fungus produces various enzymes, including chitinases and glucanases, which can degrade the cell walls of pathogenic fungi. This enzymatic activity contributes to the biocontrol mechanism of Trichoderma harzianum.
  • Induced Systemic Resistance (ISR):

    • Trichoderma harzianum can induce systemic resistance in plants, priming the plant's natural defense mechanisms against a wide range of pathogens. This induced systemic resistance (ISR) provides long-lasting protection to plants.
  • Root Colonization:

    • Trichoderma harzianum has the ability to colonize plant roots, forming mutualistic associations. This colonization enhances nutrient uptake, promotes root development, and protects plants from soilborne diseases.
  • Plant Growth Promotion:

    • In addition to its biocontrol abilities, Trichoderma harzianum acts as a plant growth promoter. It produces auxins and other growth-promoting substances that stimulate root and shoot growth.
  • Phosphate Solubilization:

    • Trichoderma harzianum can solubilize phosphates in the soil, making phosphorus more available to plants. This is particularly beneficial in phosphorus-deficient soils.
  • Tolerance to Abiotic Stress:

    • Trichoderma harzianum can help plants tolerate various abiotic stresses, including drought and salinity. Its presence can improve plant resilience to adverse environmental conditions.
  • Seed Treatment:

    • Trichoderma harzianum is commonly used as a seed treatment. Coating seeds with the fungus can protect germinating seeds and seedlings from soilborne pathogens, promoting healthy seedling establishment.
  • Commercial Formulations:

    • Various commercial formulations of Trichoderma harzianum-based biopesticides and biofertilizers are available. These formulations are easy to apply as soil drenches, seed treatments, or foliar sprays.
  • Compatibility with Other Agricultural Practices:

    • Trichoderma harzianum is generally compatible with other agricultural practices, including organic farming and integrated pest management (IPM). It can be integrated into existing crop management strategies.
  • Environmental Safety:

    • Trichoderma harzianum is considered safe for the environment, non-toxic to humans and animals, and does not leave harmful residues on crops.

 

The use of Trichoderma harzianum in agriculture exemplifies the growing interest in sustainable and environmentally friendly farming practices. Its role in biological control, plant growth promotion, and stress tolerance contributes to the development of integrated and holistic approaches to crop management.

Trichoderma harzianum - Trichoderma Harzianum Bio Fungicide

₹300.00Price
1 Liter
Excluding Sales Tax
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