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blue mould

n
1. (Plants) Also called: green mould any fungus of the genus Penicillium that forms a bluish mass on decaying food, leather, etc
2. (Plant Pathology) any fungal disease of fruit trees characterized by necrosis and a bluish growth on the affected tissue: mostly caused by Penicillium species
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Management of green and blue molds disease of orange and lime fruits during storage
cerevisiae formulated on wheat bran or soybean alone or in combination wheat bran: soybean(4:6) were tested to study their efficiency on management of green and blue molds incidence on orange and lime fruits during storage.
Reduction % of green and blue molds on orange fruits in response to protecting effect of S.
cerevisiae with wheat bran +soybean causes the highest reduction in green and blue molds on lime fruits (86.
cerevisiae to control green and blue molds on citrus fruits resulted in significant reduction.
Pseudomonas syringae strains ESC-10 and ESC-11 survive in wound on citrus and control green and blue molds of citrus.
Tholstrup cheesemakers work to keep the blue molds on the cheese's outer bloom, or fleurie, creating a fine net on the cheese that enhances its flavor.
Decay caused by fungal diseases such as gray molds, blue molds, router rot, bull's eye, side rot and brown rot cause millions of dollars of loss to fruit growers in the Pacific Northwest alone each year," says Bob Sports, professor of plant pathology at the OSU center in Hood River.