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Control of internal fungi of sorghum by fumigation.

Raghunathan, A. N. and Muthu, M. and Majumder, S. K. (1969) Control of internal fungi of sorghum by fumigation. Journal of Stored Products Research, 5. pp. 389-392.

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Abstract

Laboratory methods of fumigation of food commodities and surface sterilization of grains have been described. Out of eight fumigants tested ethylene oxide, methyl bromide, sulphur dioxide, EDB-MB mixture could give a hundred per cent control of internal fungi of sorghum. Ethylene oxide reduced the viability totally, while sulphur dioxide at 64 mg/l maintained 75 per cent viability. There was increase in the germination percentage over the control with the treatments of ethylene dibromide and phosphine.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: fumigation, food commodities, fungi, sorghum
Subjects: 600 Technology > 08 Food technology > 21 Cereals > 06 Sorghum
600 Technology > 03 Agriculture > 05 Insect/Pest Control
Divisions: Food Protectants and Infestation Control
Depositing User: Food Sci. & Technol. Information Services
Date Deposited: 15 Jun 2011 05:32
Last Modified: 28 Dec 2011 09:44
URI: http://ir.cftri.com/id/eprint/3612

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