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Glucosinolate-derived Compounds as a Green Manure for Controlling Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Salmonella in Soil

Investigators
Patel J R
Institutions
University of Iceland
Start date
2013
End date
2014
Objective
The objective is to determine the glucosinolates content of different cultivars of broccoli grown in greenhouses, and investigate the persistence of enteric pathogens (surrogate strains) in soil tilled over with green manure (remnant crop after broccoli harvest) containing GSL-derived compounds.
Funding Source
Agricultural Research Service
Project source
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Project number
1245-32420-005-44S
Accession number
424323
Categories
Escherichia coli
Salmonella
Commodities
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