Materials

 

Materials

Rapid and specific detection of thiabendazole: enzymatic digestion-enabled fluorescent aptasensor
- Thiabendazole, a widely used broad-spectrum fungicide in agriculture, poses risks to human health. To monitor its presence in water, we propose a fluorescent aptasensor utilizing Escherichia coli...
Genetic Enhancement of Blast and Bacterial Leaf Blight Resistance in Rice Variety CO 51 through Marker-Assisted Selection
28/04/2024 - The increased use of chemicals in rice farming poses significant issues regarding the emergence of pesticide/fungicide resistance and environmental sustainability concerns. This study was aimed at...
Superabsorbent Seed Coating and Its Impact on Fungicide Efficacy in a Combined Treatment of Barley Seeds
29/04/2024 - The technology of seed coating with superabsorbent polymer (SAP) has the potential to mitigate the negative impact of drought on seed germination and crop establishment. However, their application on...
Opportunity of the NEGFRY Decision Support System for the Sustainable Control of Potato Late Blight in A Limia (NW of Spain)
23/04/2024 - The NEGFRY system is presented in this research work as a novelty strategy for the control of potato late blight in A Limia (NW Spain). The aim was to analyse the number of fungicide applications...
Synthesis and Antifungal Activity of Norbornene Carboxamide/sulfonamide Derivatives as Potential Fungicides Targeting Laccase
14/04/2024 - To explore more potential fungicides with new scaffolds, thirty?seven norbornene carboxamide/sulfonamide derivatives were designed, synthesized, and assayed for inhibitory activity against six plant...
Bactericidal Effects and Quality Impact of Peroxyacetic Acid and Sodium Hypochlorite on Chicken Carcasses
15/04/2024 - There is an urgent need to develop efficient and environmentally friendly decontaminants for poultry products. In this study, we aimed to evaluate the practical application of peroxyacetic acid (PAA)...
Cinnamon Bark Oil as an Effective Fungicide in Protecting the Surface of Wood-Based Softboards against the Development of Mold Fungi
05/04/2024 - Porous wood-based boards, like any lignocellulosic material, are susceptible to biocorrosion caused by mold fungi. Their durability can be extended by using biocides. Due to the fact that porous...
Sustainable Protective Strategies and Biocide Applications in the Restoration of Palazzo Centrale Dell’Università, Catania, Italy
02/04/2024 - The present work discusses the challenges and approaches involved in conserving cultural heritage (CH), specifically focusing on eco-friendly conservation methods and the management of...
Study of the Corrosion Behavior of Stainless Steel in Food Industry
01/04/2024 - AISI 304L stainless steel is widely used in the processing equipment and food and beverage handling industries due to its corrosion resistance, hygienic properties, and cost-effectiveness. However,...
Effect of Chitosan–Riboflavin Bioconjugate on Green Mold Caused by Penicillium digitatum in Lemon Fruit
23/03/2024 - Penicillium digitatum is the causal agent of green mold, a primary postharvest disease of citrus fruits. This study evaluated the efficacy of a novel photoactive chitosan–riboflavin...
Unlocking the Potential of Agrifood Waste for Sustainable Innovation in Agriculture
20/03/2024 - The United Nations Environment Programme’s (UNEP’s) Food Waste Index Report 2021 highlights a global annual food waste of 1 billion tons. The UNEP plays a crucial role in...
Energy Analysis for Global Berry Fruit Production
19/03/2024 - Fruits have a significant impact on human health due to the mineral substances and vitamins that they contain. Among agricultural activities globally and within Türkiye, fruit...
Traditional and Emerging Approaches for Disease Management of Plasmopara viticola, Causal Agent of Downy Mildew of Grape
02/03/2024 - The oomycete Plasmopara viticola, which causes downy mildew, is currently one of the most destructive pathogens affecting grape production. Although native to the eastern United States, P. viticola...
The Effectiveness of Synthetic and Inorganic Substances in Different Apple Scab Control Strategies
28/02/2024 - A two-year trial (2021 and 2022) was performed with five different fungicide and foliar fertiliser application strategies to control apple scab (Venturia inaequalis) in integrated apple orchards in...
The Effect of Foliar Application of Oligogalacturonides on the Functional Value of Turfgrass
25/02/2024 - Turf grasses play a crucial role in enhancing the beauty and usability of landscapes, gardens, parks, and sports facilities due to their functional and aesthetic properties. However, various...
Performance of Symmetric Double Flat Fan Nozzles against Fusarium Head Blight in Durum Wheat
21/02/2024 - Four types of nozzles were tested on large-scale trials with a 40 m2 plot unit size. The Avi Twin 110-01 (80 L ha−1), 110-02 (160 L ha−1), 110-03 (240 L...
Promising Antifungal Activity of Cedrela fissilis Wood Extractives as Natural Biocides against Xylophagous Fungi for Wood Artwork of Cultural Heritage
18/02/2024 - Xylophagous fungi are able to thrive inside wood because they produce enzymes that can degrade it and cause significant damage. Due to this process, in the case of wood that forms part of the...
Mold Fungal Resistance of Loose-Fill Thermal Insulation Materials Based on Processed Wheat Straw, Corn Stalk and Reed
19/02/2024 - The present study evaluates the mold fungal resistance of newly developed loose-fill thermal insulation materials made of wheat straw, corn stalk and water reed. Three distinct techniques for the...
Trichoderma Biocontrol Performances against Baby-Lettuce Fusarium Wilt Surveyed by Hyperspectral Imaging-Based Machine Learning and Infrared Thermography
14/02/2024 - Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. lactucae is one of the most aggressive baby-lettuce soilborne pathogens. The application of Trichoderma spp. as biocontrol agents can minimize fungicide treatments and their...