Rhizopus rot on peaches: Ammonia gas fumigation immediately following harvest may provide effective control of disease causing serious losses
AuthorsI. L. Eaks
J. W. Eckert
C. N. Rolstacher
Authors AffiliationsI. L. Eaks is Assistant Plant Physiologist in Plant Biochemistry, University of California, Riverside; J. W. Eckert is Junior Plant Pathologist, University of California, Riverside; C. N. Roistacher is Principal Laboratory Technician in Plant Pathology, University of California, Riverside.
Hilgardia 12(7):7-14. DOI:10.3733/ca.v012n07p7. July 1958.
It is probable that effective control of Rhizopus rot—Rhizopus nigricans Ehr.—on peaches can be obtained—without fruit injury—by two 6-hour fumigations of an average ammonia concentration of about 250 ppm—parts per million.
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