The effectiveness of pyrimethanil to inhibit germination of Penicillium digitatum and to control citrus green mold after harvest

@inproceedings{Smilanick2006TheEO,
  title={The effectiveness of pyrimethanil to inhibit germination of Penicillium digitatum and to control citrus green mold after harvest},
  author={Joseph L. Smilanick and Monir F. Mansour and Franka Mlikota Gabler and W. R. Goodwine},
  year={2006}
}
Pyrimethanil (PYR) has recently been approved for postharvest use on citrus fruit to control green mold, caused by Penicillium digitatum. he EC50 of PYR to inhibit germination of P. digitatum spores was 0.2–0.4 mg/L and was similar from pH 4 to 7. Green mold on citrus fruit as reduced more than 90% by PYR at 500 mg/L or higher applied by immersing for 30 s or drenching the fruit, while its application in wax ver rotating brushes at 1000 or 2000 mg/L reduced green mold about 65%. Control of… CONTINUE READING