Introduction to Trichoderma

This type of fungi is usually present in most soil types and generally known as being the most established of the culturable types of fungi; these are very fast growing fungi growths and are very active in the temperature range of 25-30°C but they do not thrive in temperatures above the 35°C mark. These colonies are very much opaque in nature and give off a coconut aroma or typically sweet odour. They are one of the most prevalent of all fungal species in the soil and do have some very useful properties and do colonize very readily and have a long effect on the root zone of the plant. As for other helpful species of fungi, Trichoderma is very prolific in the root zone and further enhancement of your crops is available by promoting the growth of these fungi.

In a produced formula type application Trichoderma are especially useful in providing relief after the pruning grapevines to act as a natural barrier and absorption is actively taken up by the plant following use of the product in a spray type formulation. This type of plant dressing is particularly good in that Trichoderma does have a lasting effect on helping the healing process in the viticultural system, given that it has a natural bio-activity against a wide range of problems. This is active and promotes the plants natural healing abilities. This is largely due to the properties available through the use of Trichoderma fungal applications and the penetrability of the solution.

Trichoderma also has properties of assisting in the germination of seeds and has a natural ability to promote effectual germination and good sustainability in young seedlings. 

In its survivability Trichoderma is highly adaptable in its nature to flourish in many differing situations and from this adaptability it can produce a wide collection of useful enzymes. The further culturization of these enzymes can be affected by the processing of suspension and from this process many industrial quantities of enzymes are produced. For example T.reesei is produced and is cellulase in nature and is utilized in the drying of coffee beans and is also used extensively in the textile industry, paper manufacturing and some pharmaceuticals.

Trichoderma can go to great depths to help the growth of the plant root and some have been found one metre below the surface and they have a great method for stimulating the better production of root development. And most strains are recognizably resistance to agricultural herbicides adding to the benefit that can be established by furthering the growth of these types of available fungi and their natural defence mechanisms.