white rot


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white rot

A type of decay in wood caused by a fungus that leaves a white residue.
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Although treatment with white rot fungi may increase digestibility of a feed quite significantly (Karunanandaa et al.
Novel interaction between laccase and cellobiose dehydrogenase during pigment synthesis in the white rot fungus Pycnoporus cinnabarinus.
The objective of this study is to investigate the biodegradation of BDE-209 in soil by white rot fungi.
White rot fungi typically have difficulty attacking coniferous blocks, and these results confirm this characteristic.
White rot fungi have also proved effective in remediation of soil that has been contaminated by pesticides such as DDT; hydrocarbon solvents (CAHs); the hydrocarbon byproducts of burning fuel (PAHs) and other harmful substances.
Heartwood is very durable to insect attack as welt as white rot and brown rot fungi.
Lignin levels were lower in the recycled material suggesting the presence of a white rot fungus, since white rot fungi decompose both lignin and cellulose (van Griensvan, 1988).
Their topics include fungal soil-borne pathogens in strawberries, the role of rhizobacteria in the biological control of plant diseases, onion white rot, controlling gray mold disease of vegetables and fruits using Bacillus subtilis ID-1080, and various diseases of major vegetables in Korea.
White rot fungi, on the other hand, break down the lignin, leaving little structure behind.
White rot fungus is used in a preprocess step to break down the lignin in the wood cell wall structure.
Their stock is said to be extra-healthy, 95 per cent virus-free and clear of white rot and eelworm infestations.
What is NOT a pleasure is finding at harvest time that some of the onions are rotting away at the base and that you have the dreaded onion white rot in the soil.