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Encapsulation of biocontrol agent


Fariz Adzmi (2013) Encapsulation of biocontrol agent. PI2013700219.


The present invention relates to a method for preparing encapsulated Trichoderma harzianum. The method comprises of dissolving montmorillonite clay to obtain a solution; adding sodium alginate to the solution to obtain a mixture; adding Trichoderma harzianum to the mixture; homogenizing the mixture; adding glycerol to the mixture; and dropping the mixture into calcium chloride solution to obtain a bead of encapsulated Trichoderma harzianum. The encapsulated Trichoderma harzianum is usable in agricultural application as biocontrol agent or plant growth regulator. The encapsulated Trichoderma harzianum of the present invention has enhanced efficacy and prolong shelf life.

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Item Type: Patent
Application Number: PI2013700219
Filing Date: 2013-02-06
Divisions: Faculty of Agriculture
Institute of Tropical Agriculture
Keywords: Encapsulation; Clay; Trichoderma harzianum
Depositing User: Mohd Hafiz Che Mahasan
Date Deposited: 17 Mar 2015 02:22
Last Modified: 17 Mar 2015 02:22
URI: http://psasir.upm.edu.my/id/eprint/33621
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