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Endophytic Fungi with Potential as Biological Control Agents for Black Pod Rot Disease [Phytophthora palmivora (Butler) Butler]
Made Sudarma*, Ni Wayan Suniti2 and Ni Nengah Darmiati2
*1Staff lecturer of Program Study of Agroecotechnology, 2Faculty of Agriculture, Udayana University, Jl. PB. Sudirman Denpasar-Bali, Indonesia
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

Production and cocoa plantation area in Indonesia decline every year, major causes is the outbreak of the cocoa black pod disease.  Results showed that the antagonistic fungi found based on the DNA sequences are Lasiodiplodia euphorbicola, Diaporthe tectonae, Colletotrichum siamense, Aspergillus flavus, Candida parapsilogis, and Aspergillus sydowii. The results of the best inhibition shown by the endophytic fungus L. euphorbicola, thus passed field trials which showed that the higher the concentration of spore suspension the better the power suppress fungal antagonists against P. palmivora. The best concentration that colonies of the Petri dish was dissolved in 150 ml of sugar solution (10%).

Keywords: Cocoa,DNA sequences,Endophytic fungus,Inhibition ability,Phytophthora palmivora
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Made Sudarma, I., Suniti, N. W., Darmiati, N, N., 2018. Endophytic fungi with potential as biological control agents for black pod rot disease [Phytophthora palmivora (Butler) Butler].Int.J.Curr.Res.Biosci.Plantbiol. 5(5): 41-48. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcrbp.2018.505.007