Biofungicides-needs and perspectives in sustainable Agriculture Production

Gveroska, Biljana (2018) Biofungicides-needs and perspectives in sustainable Agriculture Production. Тутун/Tobacco, 68 (1-6). pp. 35-45. ISSN 0494-3244

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The environmental pollution and the consequences for human health coupled with the development of
resistance to pathogens due to excessive use of agrochemicals, has led to considerable
changes in people's attitudes towards the use of pesticides in agriculture.
Biofungicides are potential alternatives to synthetic fungicides . Sources of
biofungicides are readily available, easily biodegradable, exhibit various modes of action, are
less expensive and have low toxicity to humans and non-target organisms. Acting by its base
i.e active ingredients, they compete with chemicals with their effectiveness and
their use promotes sustainable management and hence contribute towards sustainable
This review discusses the current status of knowledge on biofungicides including their
sources, production, formulation, commercialization , role in sustainable agriculture and
their limitations . It also highlights future directions for strengthening sustainability and
the perspectives of their application.

Keywords: biofungicides, ecological, non-toxic, sustainable agriclture

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Scientific Fields (Frascati) > Agricultural Sciences > Other agricultural sciences
Divisions: Scientific Tobacco Institute
Depositing User: Prof d-r. Biljana Gveroska
Date Deposited: 17 Nov 2022 10:41
Last Modified: 17 Nov 2022 10:41

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