Submitted to: Southern Region of the American Society for Horticultural Science
Publication Type: Abstract Only
Publication Acceptance Date: 2/1/2006
Publication Date: 6/1/2006
Citation: Narciso, J., Baldwin, E., Plotto, A. 2006. Testing antifungal competency of compounds against some postharvest pathogens using the disc assay method. HortScience. 40(3):511.
Technical Abstract: This poster describes the testing of natural compounds against problematic post harvest fungi using the disc assay as a screening method. The results of various compounds are shown via the formation of a prominent zone of inhibition. Comparisons are also shown of non-responsive compounds to Penicillium digitatum and geotrichum citri-aurantii. The clarity of using this method for step-wise dilutions of the anti-fungal compounds is shown.