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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Keywords: Synthetic dyes effluent; White rot fungi; Degradation; Ligninolytic enzymes; Process optimization; Spectral analysis
Changes in biochemical constituents of paddy straw during degradation by white rot fungi and its impact on in vitro digestibility.
Bakonyi J, Vajna L, Szeredi A, Timar E, Kovacs GM, Csosz M, Varga A (2011) First report of Sclerotium cepivorum causing white rot of garlic in Hungary.
Among these fungi are white rot fungi that belong to basidiomycetes and are highly capable of degradation and consuming lignin and cell wall compounds (Elisashvili and Kachlishvili, 2009).
Table 4 shows the mass loss in the untreated and heat-treated specimens via the decay resistance of white rot fungus for 4 weeks.
White rot fungi have the capacity to exploit all wood components due to the secretion of a variety of lignocellulolytic enzymes (26).
Resistance of phenolic-treated oil palm stem plywood against subterranean termites and white rot decay.
and Hamelinck CN [10, 11] used Biological pretreatment of bamboo culms with white rot fungi, at low temperature to improve digestion in the biogas production.
The interest in using biological treatment method as compared to conventional physicochemical method can be seen with the growing number of research and review papers that have been putting forth evidences on the feasibility of using fungi particularly white rot fungi for dye decolourisation [7-10].
Purification and characterization of laccase from the white rot fungus Trametes versicolor.