Control of postharvest diseases of rambutan using controlled atmosphere storage and potassium metabisulphite orTrichoderma harzianum

@article{Sivakumar2008ControlOP,
  title={Control of postharvest diseases of rambutan using controlled atmosphere storage and potassium metabisulphite orTrichoderma harzianum},
  author={Dharini Sivakumar and R. S. Wilson Wijeratnam and R. L. C. Wijesundera and M. Abeyesekere},
  journal={Phytoparasitica},
  year={2008},
  volume={30},
  pages={403-409}
}
Botryodiplodia theobromae, Colletotrichum gloeosporioides andGliocephalotrichum microchlamydosporum are the causal fungi of three rambutan postharvest diseases, stemend rot, anthracnose and brown spot, respectively. Two different treatments of rambutan fruits to control the diseases were investigated: application of potassium metabisulphite (250 ppm) or culture filtrate ofTrichoderma harzianum (TrH 40) followed by controlled atmosphere storage (CA) at 13.5°C and 95% r.h. Potassium… Expand

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