Effects of soil moisture and temperature on the saprophytic ability of Trichoderma harzianum

D. M. Eastburn, E. E. Butler

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Abstract

Trichoderma harzianum was most active at soil matric potentials from -0.5 to -1.0 bar, with activity declining at matric potentials of 0.0, -7.5, and -15.0 bars. The saprophytic activity of T. harzianum was greatest at temperatures from 15-21°C. The optimum temperature for competitive colonization was several degrees lower than the optimum temperature for growth in vitro. -from Authors

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)257-263
Number of pages7
JournalMycologia
Volume83
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1991

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics
  • Physiology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Genetics
  • Cell Biology

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