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blue′ mold′


n.
any fungus of the genus Penicillium forming a bluish green, furry coating on foodstuffs inoculated by its spores.
[1655–65]
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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.
Some of the fungi discussed include, soft rot, blue mold, and crown rot.
glutinis at 5 3 107 cells per ml in combination with 2% Silcon was the most effective among all treatments in controlling blue mold and black mold rot (caused by A.
Blue mold is typically Penicillium roqueforti or Penicillium Ovum.
Bencheqroun SK, Bajji M, Massart S, Labhilili M, El-Jaafari S, Jijakli MH (2007) In vitro and in situ study of postharvest apple blue mold biocontrol by Aureobasidium pullulans: evidence for the involvement of competition for nutrients.
Entries cover diseases of subterranean and aerial parts caused by fungi and oomycetes (such as Fusarium diseases, leaf blight, downy mildew, rust and smut), of bulbs caused by fungi (black or blue mold, mushy rot and smudge), and those caused by bacteria and yeast (sour skin, center rot, yeast soft rot), nematodes (needle and sting nematodes), viruses and phytoplasmas(garlic mosaic, iris yellow spot), and parasitic flowering plants (dodder).
Like so many of the world's great foods, blue cheese was originally the result of an accident that no doubt occurred thousands of years ago when someone left their fresh curds with some bread for a period of time, returning to find a curious blue mold forming on the cheese.
POSTHARVEST APPLICATION OF PHOSPHITES REDUCES BLUE MOLD ON 'FUJI' AND 'GALA' APPLES
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.