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Control of Postharvest Diseases of Citrus

Investigators
Xiao, H.
Institutions
USDA - Agricultural Research Service
Start date
2014
End date
2015
Objective
To evaluate reduced-risk products or biocontrol agents applied before harvest for control of postharvest decays in citrus. To conduct a survey to determine the prevalence of postharvest diseases affecting mandarins in the California citrus industry, particularly those caused by Botrytis cinera and Rhizopus stolonifer.
Funding Source
Agricultural Research Service
Project source
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Project number
2034-43000-039-03T
Accession number
428171
Categories
Bacterial Pathogens
Risk Assessment, Management, and Communication
Commodities
Produce