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blue mold

[′blü ‚mōld]
(mycology)
Any fungus of the genus Penicillium.
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In this regard, the use of antagonistic yeasts was reported to have a significant effect on blue mold decay in apples, including Pichia caribbica [4], Pantoea agglomerans [9], Rhodotorula mucilaginosa [10], and Rhodosporidium paludigenum [11].
The same trend on blue mold the most effective treatment was soybean alone or Saccharomyces cerevisiae with wheat bran +soybean rate 4:6 completely reduced D.I.
Chemical treatment using the systemic fungicide metalaxyl can effectively control blue mold disease on tobacco; however, the long-term use of chemical pesticides can result in the development of resistance in pathogens and can also have an adverse impact on human health and the environment.
The addition of the siderophore to the antagonist suspension furtherincreased biocontrol of blue mold on apples, whereas the addition of iron reducedbiocontrol.
After about 2 weeks when blue mold has covered cheese, pierce cheese.
Researchers at the ITT have also developed varieties of tobacco that are more resistant to tobacco blue mold, a particularly destructive disease whose airborne spores can travel distances of up to 5,000 kms.
Like the blue mold that turns the Amish milk into cheese, McNaughton's addition as general manager has turned the Golden Ridge co-op into a going operation.
The actor in this drama is Penicillium expansum, otherwise known as blue mold. It's the most significant cause of postharvest decay of stored apples in the United States.
Following the ravages of African swine fever, the destruction of the tobacco crop by blue mold, and a virulent outbreak of rust disease in the sugarcane, all in the previous year, the infection of three hundred thousand and death of 158 to dengue fever starts to look like a little more than just bad luck.