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070155: Active Packaging Gas Insert

Many synthetic fungicides have been used to prevent decay of perishable plant products albeit some may pose health risks. Thus, fungicides will likely face greater use restrictions in the future. The market needs more safe and effective ways to enhance produce freshness. Description A packaging system is provided for the controlled release of v...

060073: Micro-Encapsulation of Volatile Compounds into ß-cyclodextrins

Postharvest losses due to spoilage of fresh fruit during shipping, storage, and marketing are largely caused by several fungal species. Current preventative methods for addressing this problem are either ineffective or expensive. Therefore, advanced antifungal systems are required to ensure the quality of fresh produce for consumers, who often ...
Published: 7/21/2014   |   Inventor(s): Eva Almenar, Rafael Auras, Bruce Harte, Maria Rubino
Keywords(s): Fungicide, Microencapsulation Category(s): Food Science and Nutrition, Packaging, Agriculture

000009: Anti-mycotoxin Compound and a Screening Test for Mycotoxin Inhibitors

Mycotoxins, metabolites produced by specific fungi, are introduced into the food chain by pre-harvest and post-harvest contamination of foods and livestock feed. Infestation of crops and food by mycotoxin producing fungi causes serious immunosuppressive, carcinogenic, cytotoxic, and teratogenic effects in humans and animals. The Aspergillus myc...

990041: Method of Inhibiting Pathogenic Fungi and Bacteria in Plants

Michigan State University’s invention is a method of inhibiting fungi and bacteria present in plant materials by applying biologically pure culture of Pseudonomas aureofaciens in an admixture with metabolites from the growth of P. aureofaciens and growth medium. The method is useful for controlling bacterial and fungal diseases in plants as a ...
Published: 7/21/2014   |   Inventor(s): A. Ronald Detweiler, Joseph Vargas, Nancy Dykema, Muraleedharan Nair
Keywords(s): Fungicide, Microbial Category(s): Agriculture, Biotechnology

950094: Method for the Inhibition of Fungal Growth in Fruits and Vegetables

Many synthetic fungicides have been used to prevent decay of perishable plant products albeit some may pose health risks. Thus, fungicides will likely face greater use restrictions in the future. Using natural products with fungicidal properties may be an attractive alternative to prolonging product freshness and promoting enhanced flavor and ...
Published: 7/21/2014   |   Inventor(s): Lihua Fan, Weimin Deng, Rujida Leepipattanawit, Randolph Beaudry, Jun Song
Keywords(s): Fungicide Category(s): Food Science and Nutrition, Packaging, Agriculture