Carlos López Herrera

BIOLOGICAL CONTROL OF PLANT DISEASES

Soil-borne pathogens, subtropical and cut flower crops:

  • Biological control of soil-borne pathogens and plant-microbe interactions
  • Soil-borne phytopathogenic fungi, diversity / molecular diagnostic, transformation and virulence factors

Melero-Vara, M., López-Herrera, C.J., Prados-Ligero, A.M., Vela-Delgado, M.D., Navas-Becerra, J.A., Basallote-Ureba, M.J. 2011. Effects of soil amendment with poultry manure on carnation Fusarium wilt in greenhouses in southwest Spain. Crop Protection 30: 97-976.

Pliego, C., López-Herrera, C.J., Ramos, C., Cazorla, F. 2012. Developing tools to unravel the biological secrets of Rosellinia necatrix, an emergent threat to woody crops. Molecular Plant Pathology 13: 226-239.

Vinale, F., Arjona-Girona, I., Nigro, M., Mazzei,P., Piccolo, P., Ruocco, M., Woo, S., López-Herrera,C. J., and Lorito, M. 2012. Cerinolactone, a hydroxy-lactone derivate from Trichoderma cerinum. Journal of Natural Products 75: 103-106.

Melero-Vara J. M., López-Herrera, C. J., Basallote-Ureba, M. J., Prados A. M., Vela, M. D., Macias, F. J., Flor-Peregrín E. and Talavera M. 2012. Use of poultry manure combined with soil solarization as Meloidogyne incognita control method in carnation plantations. Plant Disease 96: 990-996.

Ruano-Rosa, D., R. Martín-Pérez; N. Bonilla, F. M. Cazorla, A. de Vicente and C. J. López-Herrera. 2014. Biological control of avocado white root rot with combined applications of Trichoderma spp. and rhizobacteria. European Journal of Plant Pathology 138: 751-762.