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Effect of ammonium carbonate and sodium bicarbonate on anthracnose of papaya
Ammonium carbonate incorporated into the wax formulation effectively reduced anthracnose incidence by 70% in naturally infected papaya and extended the storage life by maintaining the firmness, color and overall quality of the fruit in low temperature storage. Expand
Antagonistic effect ofTrichoderma harzianum on postharvest pathogens of rambutan (Nephelium lappaceum)
Trichoderma harzianum (TrH 40) treatment, while reducing the occurrence of the three postharvest diseases, also retained the overall quality and color of the fruits. Expand
Production of pectin lyase by Colletotrichum lindemuthianum in culture and in infected bean (Phaseolus vulgaris) tissue
SUMMARY: Colletotrichum lindemuthianum race γ secreted two forms of pectin lyase, having pI values of 8.2 and 9.7, when grown in culture with sodium polypectate or isolated Phaseolus vulgarisExpand
Effect of the combined application of chitosan and carbonate salts on the incidence of anthracnose and on the quality of papaya during storage
Summary The potential of chitosan (1%) alone, or in combination with ammonium carbonate (3%) or sodium bicarbonate (2%), to reduce the incidence of anthracnose (Colletotrichum gloeosporioides) onExpand
Use of sodium bicarbonate and Candida oleophila to control anthracnose in papaya during storage
Use of sodium bicarbonate at 2% with the antagonist C. oleophila is a promising alternative to chemicals to control anthracnose, a major postharvest disease on papaya during storage. Expand
Combined effect of generally regarded as safe (GRAS) compounds andTrichoderma harzianum on the control of postharvest diseases of rambutan
The application of TrH 40 and potassium metabisulphite effectively controlled the incidence and severity of the three postharvest diseases and maintained the overall quality and color of the fruit under low temperature storage at 13.5°C and 95% r.h. for 18 days. Expand
Post-harvest diseases of rambutan (Nephelium lappaceum) in the Western Province
The pathogenicity of these three fungi was proved by adopting Koch's postulates by identifying the causative organisms of anthracnose, stem-end rot and brown spot in Sri Lanka. Expand
Fruit calcium concentration and chilling injury during low temperature storage of pineapple
The concentration of calcium and its distribution in different parts of the fruit were determined in Queen-type Mauritius and Cayenne-type Kew pineapple varieties. Calcium content was measured beforeExpand
Cell wall degrading enzymes of Colletotrichum lindemuthianum: their role in the development of bean anthracnose
Pectin lyase activity was first detected in infected hypocotyl tissue on the 4th day after inoculation and increased rapidly from day 6 onwards, associated with greater fungal growth, an increase in pH of the hypocotel sap, and the appearance and expansion of lesions. Expand
Antifungal constituent from Gordonia dassanayakei.
The hexane extract of the stem bark of Gordonia dassanayakei showed high antifungal activity against plant pathogenic fungi Curvularia sp., Colletotrichum gloeosporioides, Rhizoctonia solani,Expand