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Microbes and Microbial Products as Herbicides

Edited By: RE Hoagland

American Chemical Society

Hardback | Oct 2002 | #15980 | ISBN: 084121865X
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About this book

A comprehensive review on the use of bio-herbicides that covers: Pathogens with potential as bio-herbicides; Phylloplane-pathogen interactions; Aspects of soil microorganisms; Formulation and commercialization of microbes as bio-herbicides; Genetic aspects of pathogens for weed control; Chemistry and biochemistry of microbial-plant interactions.


Contents

Microbes and Microbial Products as Herbicides: An Overview; Masculosin: Host-Specific Phytotoxin from Alternaria alternata on Spotted Knapweed; Biochemistry of Non-Host-Selective Phytotoxins; Satellite Metabolites and Synthetic Derivatives of Abscisic Acid as Potential Microbial Product Herbicides; Biochemical Responses of Plants to Pathogens; Phytoalexins and Their Elicitors; Pathogens with Potential for Weed Control; Biological Control of Aquatic Weeds with Plants Pathogens; Genetic Variability of Fungal Pathogens and Their Weed Hosts; Biotechnological Approaches to Control of Weeds with Pathogens; Interactions of Pathogens on Plant Leaf Surfaces; Functional Significance of Adhesion to the Preparation of the Infection Court by Plant Pathogenic Fungi; Herbicide-Pathogen Interactions and Mycoherbicides as Alternative Strategies for Weed Control; Synergistic Role of Soil Fungi in the Herbicidal Efficacy of Glyphosate; Soilborne Fungi for Biological Control of Weeds; Formulation and Application Technology for Microbial Weed Control; Bioherbicide Technology: An Industrial Perspective; Weed Control with Pathogens: Future Needs and Directions

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