Which decomposers

Workman sporeworks at sporeworks.com
Fri Feb 9 17:56:56 EST 2001


In article <IEqa6.185$215.37622 at sapphire.mtt.net>,
  "Austin Reade" <rbs at hfx.andara.com> wrote:
> "By far the most common causes of citrus fruit decay throughout the
world
> are the Pencillium rots due to P. italicum and P. digitatum, termed
blue rot
> and green rot respectively"
>
> Pitt & Hocking - Fungi & Food Spoilage,  2nd edition, p 470.
>
> --
> Austin Reade
> Reade BioSciences Inc
> Halifax,NS, Canada

Carolina Biologicals provides a lab exercise for students using
Penicillium italicum as a disease causing organism in oranges.  You
must provide your own oranges.  The kit comes with the mold, agar,
petri dishes, teasing pins and a few other items.  They also sell the
mold alone.

It is listed as "Koch's Postulates Study Kit"  order number CE-15-5801
It is probably listed in their online catalog.
www.carolina.com


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