Hilgardia
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Hilgardia

Rhizopus rot on peaches: Ammonia gas fumigation immediately following harvest may provide effective control of disease causing serious losses

Authors

I. L. Eaks
J. W. Eckert
C. N. Rolstacher

Authors Affiliations

I. 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.

Publication Information

Hilgardia 12(7):7-14. DOI:10.3733/ca.v012n07p7. July 1958.

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Abstract

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.

Eaks I, Eckert J, Rolstacher C. 1958. Rhizopus rot on peaches: Ammonia gas fumigation immediately following harvest may provide effective control of disease causing serious losses. Hilgardia 12(7):7-14. DOI:10.3733/ca.v012n07p7

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