Survival and growth of Aspergillus carbonarius on wine grapes before harvest.

@article{Leong2006SurvivalAG,
  title={Survival and growth of Aspergillus carbonarius on wine grapes before harvest.},
  author={Su-lin Lynette Leong and Ailsa D. Hocking and Eileen S. Scott},
  journal={International journal of food microbiology},
  year={2006},
  volume={111 Suppl 1},
  pages={
          S83-7
        }
}
Aspergillus carbonarius, the primary OTA-producing species in Australia, was inoculated onto the surface of Chardonnay and Shiraz bunches at pre-bunch closure, veraison and pre-harvest during the 2002-03 and 2003-04 seasons. Mean A. carbonarius counts decreased between pre-bunch closure and veraison, and increased between veraison and pre-harvest. Increases in A. carbonarius counts from veraison onwards were most marked in Chardonnay bunches during 2003-04; such bunches comprised more berries… CONTINUE READING
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