Fungi associated with post-harvest rot of black plum (Vitex doniana) in Nigeria

@article{Eseigbe1996FungiAW,
  title={Fungi associated with post-harvest rot of black plum (Vitex doniana) in Nigeria},
  author={D. A. Eseigbe and Samuel A. Bankole},
  journal={Mycopathologia},
  year={1996},
  volume={136},
  pages={109-114}
}
The fungi associated with rot of Vitex doniana fruits (blackplum) were isolated and identified. Aspergillus niger, Botryodiplodia theobromae, Candida spp. Penicillium chrysogenum, Rhizopus stolonifer, Fusarium pallidoroseum F. oxysporum and Mucor mucedo were the primary rot causing fungi in contrast to Cladosporium herbarum and Mucor circinelloides which were just present as secondary colonizers. The rot fungi penetrated mainly through wounds and bruises on the surface of fruits. Mature green… CONTINUE READING
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