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Research Article

Biocontrol Activity of the Local Strain of Metschnikowia pulcherrima on Different Postharvest Pathogens

Table 1

Antagonistic effects of M. pulcherrima UMY15 strains on the spore germination and the mycelia growth of different fungal species.

Fungal speciesZone of inhibitions (mm)a
24 h48 h

P. roqueforti 43
P. italicum 33
P. expansum 33
Fusarium sp.10.5
Rhizopus sp.11
A. niger 10
A. oryzae 32
A. parasiticus 21.5

Inhibition zones were measured as the distance from the edges of M. pulcherrima colonies to the beginning of the fungal lawns on SD plates at the 24th and 48th hours of incubations. Standard deviations were less than 10% in zones of inhibition.

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