Biocontrol Product Fermentation, Formulation and Marketing

  • K. A. Powell
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSA, volume 230)


This paper deals with biocontrol production, formulation and marketing in the context of “progress and challenges for the future”. This is itself a challenge and an extremely diverse area to cover as there is little evidence of the future organisms which require fermentation and formulation. There are few real products on the world market such as bacteria (Pseudomonas fluorescens, Dagger G. T. M., Ecogen Inc) and streptomycetes (Streptomyces griseoviridis, Mycostop T. M., Kemira Oy), (Landenpera et al., 1991). Phycomycetes (Pythium oligandrum) (McQuilken et al., 1990) and other fungi (Trichoderma harzianum), (Chet, 1990) have been developed or have been close to development as products against soilborne pathogens. Agrobacterium radiobacter has been the basis for small product for some years (Kerr, 1972) and Bacillus subtilis has been used as the growth promoter Quantum 4000 (Gustafson).


Rice Straw Biological Control Agent Trichoderma Harzianum Single Cell Protein Soilborne Pathogen 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • K. A. Powell
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  1. 1.Biotechnology Section, ICI AgrochemicalsJealott’s Hill Research StationBracknell, BerksUK

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