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Title: Effects of a new growth medium on Mycoleptodiscus terrestris (Gerd.) Ostazeski
Authors: Aquatic Plant Control Research Program (U.S.)
Shearer, Judy F. (Judy Fredrickson)
Keywords: Aquatic plants
Hydrilla
Phyotoxin
Macrcophomina phaseolina
Liquid culture fermentation
Issue Date: Jun-2002
Publisher: Environmental Laboratory
Engineer Research and Development Center (U.S.)
Description: Technical Note
Purpose: One of the required steps in the development of Mycoleptodiscus terrestris (Gerd.) Ostazeski as a bioherbicide for Hydrilla verticil/ala (L.f.) Royle was to find a growth medium for the fungus that was inexpensive and adaptable to liquid culture fermentation processes. Because changes in the growth medium can influence fungal characteristics including virulence, it was subsequently necessary to test the effect of those changes on living plant material. This technical note describes aquarium experiments conducted to evaluate efficacy of wet and dry inoculum against hydrilla.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/11681/3880
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