Volume 13 Part 2 Article 47
Title: The Effect of Zeng-Chan-Ling on the Yield and Quality of Mushroom (Agaricus bisporus)
Authors: Wu Jin Wen, Sun Yu Ping and Zheng Xue Ping
Zeng-Chan-Ling is a new kind of growth promoting agent for the fruiting body of mushroom, Agaricus bisporus. The paper discusses the effect of Zeng-Chan-Ling on the yield and quality of mushrooms. The results obtained in the research indicate that the treatment of mushrooms by spraying Zeng-Chan-Ling solution at the stage of primordia formation increased the yield by over 15-20% compared with that of the controls but there was no obvious effect on the quality of the mushrooms. The content of total amino acids was 276.2 mg/lOO g more than the controls. The treatment had no effect on blanching yield in the canning process. According to the statistical analysis, the effect of increasing mushroom yield is significant.Please login to download the PDF for this proceeding.