New study 'sheds light' on sun's role in mitigating fungal disease of mango fruit

The occurrence of stem end rot (SER) during storage means major losses for mango fruit growers and suppliers. In a recent Phytobiomes journal article, Diskin and colleagues show promising new research that explores sunlight's role in cultivating a beneficial mix of microorganisms that help mitigate SER. The research, discussed through their article titled, 'Microbiome Alterations Are Correlated with Occurrence of Postharvest Stem-End Rot in Mango Fruit,' offers a detailed account of their study.

New study 'sheds light' on sun's role in mitigating fungal disease of mango fruit

Mango fruits play host to some economically damaging fungal diseases, especially during ripening and storage; but mango growers and suppliers have a new ray of hope...in the form of sunlight.

Tue 14 Nov 17 from Phys.org

New study 'sheds light' on sun's role in mitigating fungal disease of mango fruit, Tue 14 Nov 17 from Eurekalert

Sun's role in mitigating fungal disease of mango fruit

The occurrence of stem end rot (SER) during storage means major losses for mango fruit growers and suppliers. Promising new research explores sunlight's role in cultivating a beneficial mix ...

Tue 14 Nov 17 from ScienceDaily

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