Volume 13 Part 2 Article 13: Pleurotus ostreatoroseus cultivation in Brazil

Volume 13 Part 2 Article 13
Year 1991
Title: Pleurotus ostreatoroseus cultivation in Brazil
Authors: V.L.R. Bononi, R. Maziero and M. Capelari

Abstract:

Pleurotus ostreatoroseus Sing is a Brazilian species, well distributed along the Atlantic rain forest on decaying wood. The rose coloured fruitbody has a fleshy texture, good flavour, measures from 5 to 10 mm diameter and has a good market acceptance. It was cultivated on sugar cane-bagasse and the productivity was 0.49% (dry weight of Pleurotus ostreatoroseus/dry weight of substrate). During the cultivation, temperature varied from 3.6 to 31.20C and the relative humidity from 54 to 100%.

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