Sporulation rate in culture and mycoparasitic activity, but not mycohost specificity, are the key factors for selecting Ampelomyces strains for biocontrol of grapevine powdery mildew (Erysiphe necator)

Tito Caffi, Vittorio Rossi, Sara Elisabetta Legler, Alexandra Pintye, Szilvia Gulyás, Gyula Bohár, Levente Kiss

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Abstract

To develop a new biofungicide product against grapevine powdery mildew, caused by Erysiphe necator, cultural characteristics and mycoparasitic activities of pre-selected strains of Ampelomyces spp. were compared in laboratory tests to the commercial strain AQ10.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)723-736
Number of pages14
JournalEuropean Journal of Plant Pathology
Volume144
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2015

Keywords

  • Ampelomyces quisqualis
  • Erysiphales
  • biofungicide
  • biological control
  • mycoparasite
  • sanitation

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