In vitro efficacy of plant volatiles for inhibiting the growth of fruit and vegetable decay microorganisms.

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The effects of acetaldehyde, benzaldehyde, cinnamaldehyde, ethanol, benzyl alcohol, nerolidol, 2-nonanone, beta-ionone, and ethyl formate vapors on the growth of Rhizopus stolonifer, Penicillium digitatum, Colletotrichum musae, Erwinia carotovora, and Pseudomonas aeruginosa on agar medium were evaluated. The aldehydes were found to be the strongest growth… (More)

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@article{Utama2002InVE, title={In vitro efficacy of plant volatiles for inhibiting the growth of fruit and vegetable decay microorganisms.}, author={I Made S Utama and Ron B. H. Wills and Shimshon Ben-Yehoshua and Clem Kuek}, journal={Journal of agricultural and food chemistry}, year={2002}, volume={50 22}, pages={6371-7} }