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Biological control of Dutch Elm Disease

Ammar Y. Aziz

Biological control of Dutch Elm Disease

"Interactions between Trichoderm spp. and Ophiostoma ulmi".

by Ammar Y. Aziz

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Published by University of Salford in Salford .
Written in English


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MSc thesis, Biological Sciences.

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Since its arrival in the late s, the aggressive strain of Ceratocystis ulmi, the fungus that causes Dutch elm disease, has destroyed over 20 million elms in Britain and subsequently inflicted similar heavy losses across much of continental Europe 1,2. Successful control of the disease has been achieved only locally, using intensive sanitation and fungicide injection programmes3,4. 4. Application of Biological Control Agents. 5. Potential for Biological Control of Aspergillus flavus and Aflatoxin. 6. Control of Toxigenic Molds in Cereal Seeds. 7. Aflatoxin Contamination in Maize and its Biocontrol. 8. Dutch Elm Disease, A Model Tree Disease for Biological Control. 9. Hypovirulence: A Natural Control of Chestnut Blight.

D.L. DAHLSTEN, R.W. HALL, in Handbook of Biological Control, Elm Leaf Beetle (Xanthogaleruca luteola (Müller)). The elm leaf beetle was introduced into the United States from Europe in the s (Howard, ).Since its introduction, elm leaf beetle has spread across the United States and now defoliates elms in urban and suburban plantings nearly everywhere they are grown. Chemical control: Spray trunks of trees with an insecti-cide with long residual activity. Spray foliage to kill feeding adults. Certain systemic fungicides are labeled for preventive and therapeutic control of Dutch elm disease. These chemicals are injected into root flares and are translo-cated throughout the tree. Tree injection should only be.

or dying elm should have been eradicated. Bark beetles carrying the Dutch elm disease fungus invaded dead and dying. trees irrespective of the cause of a tree’s demise and each new generation of beetles emerged to carry the Dutch elm disease fungus to healthy trees. All species of elms in which bark beetles can live, not just American elms. Sanitation and related practices will continue to be important in limiting losses to the beetle and to Dutch elm disease (Westwood ). Biological control of the pathogen could be pursued, either through seeking antagonists to the pathogen (Gemma et al. , ) or through efforts to reduce its virulence (Brasier and Gibbs , Pusey and.


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Biological control of Dutch Elm Disease by Ammar Y. Aziz Download PDF EPUB FB2

Since its arrival in the late s, the aggressive strain of Ceratocystis ulmi, the fungus that causes Dutch elm disease, has destroyed over 20 million elms in Britain and subsequently inflicted Cited by: Since its arrival in the late s, the aggressive strain of Ceratocystis ulmi, the fungus that causes Dutch elm disease, has destroyed over 20 million elms in Britain and subsequently inflicted similar heavy losses across much of continental Europe.

Successful control of the disease has been achieved only locally, using intensive sanitation and fungicide injection by: Plant Disease Plant Disease Biological Control of Dutch Elm Disease R. Scheffer, Ruud Scheffer B.V., Almere, The Netherlands; J. Biological control Dutch Elm disease.

Every spring s elms in the Netherlands are vaccinated with the biopesticide Dutch Trig® to protect them from Dutch Elm Disease (Ophiostoma ulmi and Ophiostoma novo-ulmi).

Wageningen UR produces spores from the fungus Verticillium albo-atrum to make the bio-agent. Dutch elm disease is caused by three species of ascomycete fungi in the genus of these, O. ulmi (also known as Ceratocystis ulmi), was probably introduced into Europe from Asia during World War disease was first identified in the United States in A federal eradication campaign in the late s and early ’40s sharply reduced the numbers of infected elms but could.

Abstract. Biological control of Dutch elm disease, caused by the ascomycete Ophiostoma ulmi (Buisman) Nannf., has been extensively studied in the Netherlands using Pseudomonas spp., non-aggressive isolates of the Dutch elm disease fungus or isolates of selected fungi that are non-pathogenic for elms (Scheffer ; Scheffer ; Scheffer ; Scheffer ; Scheffer et al.

Dutch elm disease (DED) is a devastating wilt disease of elm (Ulmus) the last century there were two extremely destructive pandemics of DED, which spread across Europe and North America (Figure a and b).The first, caused by Ophiostoma ulmi (Ascomycota), started in about and had died down by the s after killing 10–40% of elms.

The second epidemic, which appeared around. Antagonism of a selected group of bacteria against Ceratocystis ulmi was determined in agar media. Four promising bacterial isolates, all fluorescent P.

spp., were used for field experiments and for further tests on in vitro antagonism against several fungi. Only slight differences existed in antagonism against different C. ulmi isolates. fagacearum and C. fimbriata were inhibited similarly.

Disease range Europe. Dutch elm disease was first noticed in continental Europe inand spread slowly and eventually extended to all other countries except Greece and Finland. In Britain, the disease was first identified in by T R Peace on English elm in Hertfordshire.

This first strain was a relatively mild one, which killed only a small proportion of elms, more often just killing a. Dutch elm disease is a significant problem in forestry and horticulture which has proven remarkably difficult to ameliorate. Since the introduction of the Dutch elm disease pathogen to North America, the disease has devastated the elm population of this continent and.

Dutch elm disease has proven to be the most devastating shade tree disease in the United States (Karnosky ). Some forest populations, however, still contain large American elms, ca.

29"+ dbh. Other native elm species, such as red elm (Ulmus rubra Muhl.), can be infected with DED, but appear to have greater resistance. Biological Control of Dutch Elm Disease Article (PDF Available) in Plant Disease 92(2) February with Reads How we measure 'reads'.

Elm bark beetles, mainly Scolytus scolytus and S. multistriatus, transmit the disease by breeding in weakened and dead elms (Scheffer et al, ). Approximately years after its first introduction into Europe, biological control of Dutch elm disease is an effective component of an integrated control strategy for this disease.

Conidiospores. Request PDF | Viruses as Biological Control Agents of the Dutch Elm Disease Fungus Ophiostoma novo-ulmi | Dutch elm disease (DED) is not a three organism “elm-fungus-bark beetle” system, as.

Assessment of Phaeotheca dimorphospora for biological control of the Dutch elm disease pathogens, Ophiostoma ulmi and O. novo‐ulmi L. BERNIER Centre de Recherche en Biologie Forestière, Faculté de Foresterie et de Géomatique, Université Laval, Sainte‐Foy, Québec, Canada, G1K 7P4.

An effective suppression of Dutch elm disease symptom development was observed in elms resistant to the non‐aggressive strain of Ophiostoma ulmi, but not to the aggressive strain, after a preventive treatment by this non‐aggressive lly effective isolate of Verticillium dabliae suppressed symptom development even in the very susceptible field elm (Ulmus carpinifolia).

Biological control of Dutch elm disease. Plant Disease Related links. Smaller European elm bark beetle. Smaller European elm bark beetle gallery. Save Our Elms. Elm (Ulmus)-Bark beetle. Social media. PNW Plant Disease Management. A Pacific Northwest Extension Publication Oregon State University Washington State University.

Biological control of Dutch elm disease by Pseudomonas species. SCHEFFER. Phytopathological Laboratory ‘Willie Commelin Scholten’, Javal CP Baarn, The Netherlands. Search for more papers by this author. Dutch elm disease (DED) is highly virulent disease of rapid expansion, transmitted very effectively by small beetles of the genus Scolytus, and very difficult to control by chemical or biological selection and breeding of resistant genotypes is the most viable option for elm recovery, despite being a slow process alternative and the scarcity of tolerant native elms (% of those.

Elm bark beetles, mainly Scolytus scolytus and S. multistriatus, transmit the disease by breeding in weakened and dead elms (Scheffer et al, ). Approximately years after its first introduction into Europe, biological control of Dutch elm disease is an effective component of an integrated control strategy for this disease.

All of the epidemiological data, however, indicated a correlation between cerato-ulmin and the pathology of Dutch elm disease. We suggest that the critical evaluation and consideration of these recent data offer opportunities in developing biological control strategies for Dutch elm disease.

(Temple and Horgen. Mycologia) Assessment of Phaeotheca dimorphospora for biological control of the Dutch elm disease pathogens, Ophiostoma ulmi and O. novo-ulmi.Dutch elm disease is difficult to control and, without proper management, it will wipe out a large population of elms in just a few years.

However, with a properly implemented management program, the devastating effects of the disease can be reduced greatly. An effective Dutch elm disease management program includes four parts for control: Prompt .