Mycorrhizal Fungi

Trichoderma & You

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Trichoderma fungi are found naturally occurring in many soils and play an important role in the prevention and control of root pathogens. It actively takes over the root zone and makes it difficult for pathogens to compete for space on the roots and for nutrients. Trichoderma is not just one species of fungi – the genus Trichoderma contains many species and strains, of which some are specific to certain pathogenic fungi such as Pythium.

What is Mycorrhizal Fungi?

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What Are Mycorrhizal Fungi? The word “mycorrhiza” (plural: mycorrhizae or mycorrhizas) comes from the Greek language and literally means “fungus roots.” Mycorrhizal fungi attach themselves to plant roots and actually help plants to make use of water and organic nutrients in the soil. They live on the roots of nearly 95% of Earth’s plant species, […]