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Method of Managing Fungal and Bacterial Diseases of Fruits and Vegetables Using Pseudomonas Aureofaciens

Description of TechnologyMichigan State University’s invention is a method of inhibiting fungi and bacteria present in plant materials by applying biologically pure culture of Pseudonomas aureofaciens in an admixture with metabolites from the growth of P. aureofaciens and growth medium. The method is useful for controlling bacterial and fungal...
Published: 9/21/2011   |   Inventor(s): A. Ronald Detweiler, Joseph Vargas, Nancy Dykema, Muraleedharan Nair
Keywords(s): Fungicide, Microbial Category(s): Agriculture, Biotechnology

Active Packaging Gas Insert

IntroductionMany synthetic fungicides have been used to prevent decay of perishable plant products albeit some may pose health risks. Thus, fungicides will likely face greater use restrictions in the future. The market needs more safe and effective ways to enhance produce freshness.Description of TechnologyA packaging system is provided for the controlled...

Anti-Mycotoxin Compounds

IntroductionMycotoxins, metabolites produced by specific fungi, are introduced into the food chain by pre-harvest and post-harvest contamination of foods and livestock feed. Infestation of crops and food by mycotoxin producing fungi causes serious immunosuppressive, carcinogenic, cytotoxic, and teratogenic effects in humans and animals. The Aspergillus...

Method for the Inhibition of Fungal Growth in Fruits and Vegetables

IntroductionMany synthetic fungicides have been used to prevent decay of perishable plant products albeit some may pose health risks. Thus, fungicides will likely face greater use restrictions in the future. Using natural products with fungicidal properties may be an attractive alternative to prolonging product freshness and promoting enhanced flavor...
Published: 9/17/2010   |   Inventor(s): Lihua Fan, Weimin Deng, Rujida Leepipattanawit, Randolph Beaudry, Jun Song
Keywords(s): Fungicide Category(s): Food Science and Nutrition, Packaging, Agriculture