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The role of sesquiterpene volatiles emitted by plant-symbiotic Trichoderma virens in plant-herbivore interactions
Trichoderma spp. are widely applied as biocontrol agents to protect crops from plant pathogens. Many of these strains are opportunistic endophytes that provide their host with additional benefits, most prominently growth promotion. These processes c... [+]

Wireworm damage in potato production substantially increased within the last years, both in conventional and organic production systems. Farmers often face existence-threatening yield losses due to wireworms. Currently effective plant protection stra... [+]