Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
Volume 6, Issue 3, June 2017, Pages: 94-101
Received: Jun. 13, 2015;
Accepted: Aug. 31, 2015;
Published: Jul. 4, 2017
Views 2086 Downloads 110
Oluwafolake Akinbode, Institute of Agricultural Research and Training, IAR&T, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ibadan, Nigeria
Feranmi Owolade, Institute of Agricultural Research and Training, IAR&T, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ibadan, Nigeria
Babatunde Ikotun, Department of Crop Protection and Environmental Biology, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria
Clement Odebode, Department of Botany, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria
The Use of Micro-Biological Agents at Different Pairing Times in the Control of Fusarium verticillioides Pathogen of Maize (Zea mays), Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries.
Vol. 6, No. 3,
2017, pp. 94-101.
Adekunle, O. A (1998). Seed treatment with antagonistic microorganisms against seed and soil borne pathogens of Cowpea (Vigna unguiculata L. Walp.) in Ibadan. Ph.D thesis. Department of Crop Protection and Environmental Biology, Univ. of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria. 149pp.
Adekunle, A. T. Cardwell, K. F. Florini, D. A and Ikotun, T. (2001). Seed treatment with Trichoderma spp for control of Damping-off of cowpea caused by Macrophomina phaseolina. Biocontrol Science & Technology 11:449-457.
Anonymous (1985). Labor-saving techniques to screen maize for resistance to stalk rot. IITA Annual Report and Research Highlights. 82pp.
Bacon, C. W., Bennett, R. M., Hinton, D. M. and Voss, K. A. (1992). Scanning Electron-Microscopy of Fusarium moniliforme within asymptomatic corn kernels and kernels associated with equine Leukoencephalomalacia. Plant Disease 76: 144-148.
Bacon, C. W and Hinton, D. M. (1992). Symptomless endophytic colonization of maize by Fusarium moniliforme. Canadian Journal of Botany.74:1195-1202.
Bacon, C. W. and Nelson, P. E. (1994). Fumonisin production in corn by toxigenic strains of Fusarium moniliforme and Fusarium proliferatum. Journal of Food Protection 57:514-521.
Bankole, S. A and Adebanjo, A. (2003). Mycotoxins in food in West Africa: current situation and possibilities of controlling it. Africa Journal of Biotechnology 2 (9):254-263.
Cooney, J. M., Lauren, D. R. and Menna, M. E. (2001). Impact of competitive fungi on trichothecene production by Fusarium graminearum. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 49:522-526.
Coulibaly, O. and Lowenberg-DeBoer, J. (2002). The economics of cowpea in West Africa, pg 351 -366. In: Challenges and opportunity for enhancing sustainable Cowpea production. Proceedings of the world cowpea conference III held at the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Ibadan, 4- 8 September 2000ed by Fatokun C. A, S. A. Tawarali, B.B. Singh, P.M. Kormawa and M.Tamo (2002). IITA, Ibadan, Nigeria, pg 351 -366.
Drepper, W. J. and Renfro, B. L. (1990). Comparison of Methods for Inoculation of Ears and Stalks of Maize with Fusarium moniliforme. Plant Disease 74: 952-956.
GOAN, (1999). The Organic Farmer. Quarterly Newsletter of the Ghana Organic Agriculture Network (GOAN). 7 pp.
Howell, C. R (2003). Mechanisms employed by Trichoderma species in the Biological Control of Plant Diseases. The History and evolution of Current Concepts. Plant Disease 87: (1).
Latunde- Dada, A. D (1993). Biological control by Sclerotium rolfsii with simplified mycelia formulation of Trichoderma koningii. Plant Pathology 32:522-529.
Leslie, J. F. and Summerell, B. A. (2005). The Fusarium laboratory manual. Blackwell publishing, Ames, IA. 400pp.
Leslie, J, F., Pearson, A. S., Nelson, P. E. and Toussoun, T. A., (1990). Fusarium spp. From Corn, Sorghum, and Soybean fields in the Central and Eastern United States. Phytopathology 80: 343 – 1350.
Macdonald, M. V. and Chapman, R. (1997). The incidence of Fusarium moniliforme on maize from Central America, Africa and Asia during 1992 – 1995. Plant Pathology 46: 112 – 125.
Merrill, A. H., Liotta, D. C. and Riley, R. T. (1996a). Fumonisins: Fungal toxins that shed light on sphingolipid function. Trends in Cell Biology 6: 218-223.
Merrill, A. H., Wang, E., Vales, T., Smith, E., Schroeder, J., Mendalino, D., Alexander, C., Crane, H., Xia, J., Liotta, D., Meredith, F. and Riley, R. (1996b). Fumonisin Toxicity and Sphingolipid Biosynthesis. In: Fumonisins in Food. Edited by L. Jackson, J. DeVries & L. Bullerman. New York: Plenum Press. 297-306 pp.
Munkvold, G. P. and Desjardins, A. E. (1997). Fumonisins in maize: can we reduce their occurrence? Plant Disease 81: 556 – 565.
Onyeka, T. J. (1997). Biological control of cassava anthracnose (C. gloeosporioides f.sp manihotis) by use of antagonistic soil microbes. M.Sc Thesis. Univ. of Ibadan. pp 42.
Peluola, C. O. (2005), Evaluation of botanicals and microbiology bioagents for the control of some fungal pathogens of cowpea (Vigna unguiculata L. Walp). Ph. D Thesis, Department of Crop Protection and Environmental Biology, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria. 167pp.
Prescott, L. M., Harley, J. and Klein, D. (2002). Biotechnological Applications. In: Microbiology. Fifth edition. The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. pp. 1020-1022.
Samuel, A., Saburi, A., Usanga, O. E, Ikotun, I. and Isong I. U (2011). Post-harvest food losses reduction in maize production in Nigeria. African Journal of Agricultural Research 6 (21): 4833-4839, 5 October, 2011.
Sobowale, A. A. 1994. Antagonistic Epiphytic Fungal Flora of Pepper (Capsicum annum) and their biocontrol potential against postharvest rot of the fruit. M.Sc Thesis, Dept. of Botany and Microbiology, University of Ibadan. 102pp.
Sobowale, A. A., Cardwell, K. F., Odebode, A. C., Bandyopadhyay, R. and Jonathan, S. G (2007). Persistence of Trichoderma species within maize stem against Fusarium verticillioides. Archives of Phytopathology and Plant Protection 40(3): 215-231.
United States Department of Agriculture (2007). Animal care annual report of activities fiscal year. Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service APHIS 41-35-075. 78pp.