• O. V. Kuts Institute of Vegetable and Melons growing of National Academy of Agricultural Sciences of Ukraine https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2053-8142
  • Ye. O. Dukhin Institute of Vegetable and Melons growing of National Academy of Agricultural Sciences of Ukraine https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4270-4180
  • Yu. A. Rudym Institute of Vegetable and Melons growing of National Academy of Agricultural Sciences of Ukraine https://orcid.org/0000-0003-3413-1175
  • N. S. Yarokhno Institute of Vegetable and Melons growing of National Academy of Agricultural Sciences of Ukraine
  • M. O. Shapko Institute of Vegetable and Melons growing of National Academy of Agricultural Sciences of Ukraine https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8665-0562
  • S. H. Korsun Limited Liability Company «BTU-center»
  • I. I. Bilivets Limited Liability Company «BTU-center»
  • N. M. Voloshchuk Limited Liability Company «BTU-center»
Keywords: biofungicide, vegetable plants, germination energy, laboratory germination


Goal. Investigate the effect of the biological fungicide Mycohelp on the sowing qualities of seeds of major vegetable plants. Methods. Laboratory tests. Results. The results of the effect of different doses of Mycohelp biofungicide (complex of saprophytic fungi-antagonists of the genus Trichoderma, live cells of Bacillus subtilis, Azotobacter, Enterobacter, Enterococcus, biologically active products of microorganismsproducers) on sowing qualities of seed crops sweet, white cabbage, onions). Treatment of cucumber, tomato and onion seeds with a dosage of 20–100 ml / kg does not cause a negative effect on cucumber seedlings (germination energy ranged from 80–88%, laboratory germination - 84–90%) and causes a stimulating effect on the length of cucumber seedlings (1.85–2.24 cm). The use of Mycohelp with a dosage of 20-40 ml / kg increases the germination energy of sweet pepper seeds by 9.5–17.6%. For sweet pepper seeds and white cabbage phytotoxicity is observed already at the dosage of 100 ml / kg: for sweet pepper seeds there is a decrease in germination energy by 29.7%, but laboratory germination decreased insignificantly, for white cabbage seeds - decrease in germination energy and laboratory germination from 99% on control to the level of 88%. At a dose of 200 ml / kg, complete inhibition of germination of white cabbage seeds is indicated (germination energy and laboratory germination was 2%). Conclusions. Use for processing of seeds of cucumber, tomato and onion of biofungicide Mikohelp can be carried out with a dosage from 20 to 100 ml / kg of seeds, for sweet pepper and white cabbage - with a dosage of 29-40 ml / kg of seeds that does not cause negative influence on germination energy. and laboratory germination of seeds of these vegetables. A significant increase in the germination energy of onion seeds is provided by Mycohelp treatment with a dosage of 20-100 ml / kg (by 31.7–46.3% relative to the absolute values in the control variant). The use of Mykohelp dosage of 200 ml / kg for seed treatment, and 100 ml / kg for sweet pepper and white cabbage causes a significant decrease in germination energy and laboratory germination by 8.2–98.0% relative to control.


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How to Cite
Kuts, O., Dukhin, Y., Rudym, Y., Yarokhno, N., Shapko, M., Korsun, S., Bilivets, I., & Voloshchuk, N. (2022). EFFECT OF MYCOHELP BIOFUNGICIDE ON SOWING QUALITIES OF VEGETABLE PLANT SEEDS. Vegetable and Melon Growing, (71), 67-75. https://doi.org/10.32717/0131-0062-2022-71-67-75

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