Section 4
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Alternative products for the control of green mould (Penicillium digitatum) in post-harvest citrus fruit

Franco, D.A.S.; Bettiol, W.

Fitopatologia Brasileira 25(4): 602-606


ISSN/ISBN: 0100-4158
Accession: 003638526

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Alternative products were evaluated for the control of P. digitatum in postharvest orange Pera. All the products were compared with thiabendazole; prochloraz, imazalil and control, with and without inoculation. Each treatment was applied on 10 wounded fruits using a cork borer at two opposite points, reaching the area of the albedo. Fruits were inoculated by pipeting a 20 micro litre - 10 6 spore/ml suspension of P. digitatum in the cavities.

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