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- Li, J.; Gaskins, V. L.; Yan, H. J.; Luo, Y. G.; Jurick II, W. M.
- Plant disease 2014 v.98 no.8 pp. 1157
- Mucor piriformis; apples; chlorine; controlled atmosphere storage; cracking; cultivars; fungi; genes; mycelium; nucleotide sequences; orchards; pathogens; postharvest diseases; ribosomal DNA; sanitation; solar radiation; sporangia; zygospores; Pennsylvania
- ... Mucor piriformis E. Fischer causes Mucor rot of pome and stone fruits during storage and has been reported in Australia, Canada, Germany, Northern Ireland, South Africa, and portions of the United States (1,2). Currently, there is no fungicide in the United States labeled to control this wound pathogen on apple. Cultural practices of orchard sanitation, placing dry fruit in storage, and chlorine t ...