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Protected edible crops: biological control of plant diseases using insect pathogenic fungi with dual activity against plant pathogens

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PE 005 - Protected edible crops: biological control of plant diseases using insect pathogenic fungi with dual activity against plant pathogens

Start Date: 
01/06/2011
Completion Date: 
30/05/2013
Project Leader: 
Dr Dave Chandler, Dr John Clarkson
Code: 
PE 005

The aim of this proof-of-concept study is to demonstrate the potential for using insect pathogenic fungi as biological control agents of damping off and powdery mildew diseases affecting UK tomato production