Surono dan Bonny P. W. Soekarno
Nematode is an soil microfauna that has important roles in the agricultural ecosystem. It’s fungtion as plant pathogen also antagonist for other microbes. To control pathogenic nematodes, farmers and agroindustries use syntetic pestisides that harm to environment and cause of global warming. One of ways to control nematodes that environment-friendly and not make environmental damage by using nematophagous fungi. Nematophagous fungi comprise more than 200 species of taxomonically diverse fungi that all share the ability to attack living nematodes and use them as nutrients. Application of nematophagous fungi in field can use bioactive compost.
Makalah diterbitkan pada Prosiding Seminar Nasional dan Dialog Sumberdaya Lahan Pertanian. Buku II: Teknologi Pengelolaan Sumberdaya Lahan. Bogor, 18-20 November 2008. Balai Besar Penelitian dan Pengembangan Sumberdaya Lahan Pertanian. Badan Penelitian dan Pengembangan Pertanian, Departemen Pertanian