Development of Mutants of Coniothyrium Minitans with Improved Efficiency for Control of Sclerotinia Sclerotiorum

Journal title

Journal of Plant Protection Research




vol. 51


No 2


Divisions of PAS

Nauki Biologiczne i Rolnicze


Committee of Plant Protection PAS ; Institute of Plant Protection – National Research Institute




DOI: 10.2478/v10045-011-0031-y ; ISSN 1427–4345 ; eISSN 1899–007X


Baker R. (1983), State of the art: plant disease, null, 9. ; Budge S. (1991), Glasshouse trials of <i>Coniothyrium minitans</i> and <i>Trichoderma</i> species for the biological control of <i>Sclerotinia sclerotiorum</i> in celery and lettuce, Plant Pathol, 40, 59, ; Cassiolato A. (1995), Parasitismo de <i>Sclerotinia sclerotiorum</i> (Lib.) de Bary Por Mutantes de <i>Trichoderma harzianum</i> Rifai. Piracicaba: Escola Superior de Agricultura Luiz de Queiroz, 133. ; Cassiolato A. (1996), Parasitismo de <i>Sclerotinia sclerotiorum</i> e <i>S. minor</i> por mutantes de <i>Trichoderma harzianum</i> em segmentos de aipo, Fitopatologia Brasileira, 21, 120. ; Cherif M. (1990), Cytochemical aspects of chitin breakdown during the parasitic action of a <i>Trichoderma</i> sp. on <i>Fusarium oxysporum</i> f. sp. <i>radicis-lycopersici</i>, Phytopathology, 80, 1406, ; Coley-Smith J. (1979), Soil-Borne Plant Pathogens, 39. ; Davidse L. (1977), Differential binding of methyl benzimidazol-2-yl-carbamate to fungal tubulin as mechanism of resistance to this antimicotic agent in mutant strain of <i>Aspergillus nidulans</i>, Cell Biol, 72, 174, ; Dekker J. (1982), Fungicide Resistance in Crop Protection, 265. ; Elad Y. (1982), Degradation of plant pathogenic fungi by <i>Trichoderma harzianum</i>, Can. J. Microbiol, 18, 719, ; Elad Y. (1985), Biochemical aspects of plant-microbe and microbe-microbe interactions in soil, Recent Adv. Phytochem, 19, 21. ; Fravel D. (1988), Role of antibiosis in the control of plant disease, Ann. Rev. Phytopathol, 26, 75, ; Graeme-Cook K. (1991), Effects of ultraviolet-induced mutants of <i>Trichoderma harzianum</i> with altered antibiotic production on selected pathogens <i>in vitro</i>, Can. J. Microbiol, 37, 659, ; Hoes J. (1975), <i>Sclerotinia sclerotiorum</i>: viability and separation of sclerotia from soil, Phytopathology, 65, 1431, ; Huang H. (1976), Penetration and infection of <i>Sclerotinia sclerotiorum</i> by <i>Coniothyrium minitans</i>, Can. J. Botany, 54, 406. ; Huang H. (1991), Monocropping to sunflower and decline of Sclerotinia wilt, Bot. Bul. Acad. Sin, 32, 163. ; Jones D. (1970), Ultrastructure and composition of the cell walls of <i>Sclerotinia sclerotiorum</i>, Trans Br. Mycol. Soc, 54, 351, ; Jones D. (1974), Cooperative action by endo- and exo-ß (1-3) glucanase from parasitic fungi in the degradatioon of cell-wall glucans of <i>Sclerotinia sclerotiorum.</i>, Biochem. J, 140, 47. ; McLaren D. (1986), Hyperparasitism of <i>Sclerotinia sclerotiorum</i> by <i>Talaromyces flavus</i>, Can. J. Plant Pathol, 8, 43, ; Sutherland E. (1984), Ultrastructure of <i>Phytophthora megasperma</i> f. sp. <i>glycinea</i> oospores parasitized by <i>Actinoplates missouriensis</i> and <i>Humicola fuscoatra.</i>, Trans. Brit. Mycol. Soc, 82, 726, ; Tanaka Y. (1979), Behavior of nuclei and chromosomes during ascus development in the mating between either rice-strain or weeping lovegrass-strain and ragi-strain of <i>Pyricularia</i>, Ann. Phytopathol. Soc. Jap, 45, 182. ; Trutman P. (1980), Reduction of sclerotial inoculum of <i>Sclerotinia sclerotiorum</i> with <i>Coniothyrium minitans</i>, Soil Bil. Bioch, 12, 461, ; Turner G. (1976), On <i>Coniothyrium minitans</i> and its parasitism of <i>Sclerotinia sclerotiorum</i> species, Trans. Br. Mycol. Soc, 66, 97, ; Whipps J. (1993), Use of fungal antagonists for biocontrol of damping-off and sclerotinia disease, Pestic. Sci, 37, 309, ; Wilhite S. (1994), Mutational analysis of gliotoxin production by the biocontrol fungus <i>Gliocladium virens</i> in relation to suppression of <i>Pythium</i> damping-off, Phytopathology, 84, 816, ; Wirth S. (1990), Dye-labelled substrates for the assay and detection of chitinase and lysozyme activity, J. Microbiol. Meth, 12, 197, ; Zazzerini A. (1985), Antagonistic activity of fungi isolated from sclerotia of <i>Sclerotinia sclerotiorum</i>, Plant Pathol, 34, 415,