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Electrical Stimulation of Shiitake Logs

Transcript There are several methods to initiate the fruiting. There is the introduction of light, The decrease in humidity or temperature, and the reduction of the CO2 level. All these four factors will stimulate pinhead formation. But there might be another method. https://youtu.be/8eSSj_d5fHQ The authors of today’s research article found that stimulating logs with 50,000 … Continue reading Electrical Stimulation of Shiitake Logs

How to influence the price perception of customers

Transcript Welcome to part 2 of the mini-series about customers' preferences, perception, and persuasion. In the last video, we talked that your customers are using different cues to assess your products' quality, freshness, and environmental impact. One of them was the price. In today's video, I want to talk about how the price perception is … Continue reading How to influence the price perception of customers

8 Ways to preserve the quality of your Fresh mushrooms | Good Management Practices

The overall awareness of the consumers when it comes to healthy food is constantly growing.They pay more and more close attention to different quality factors when buying. For mushrooms, such quality factors are color, texture, flavor, size, moisture content, and nutrients.Those factors are influenced by their loss due to, for example, mechanical damage, the packaging … Continue reading 8 Ways to preserve the quality of your Fresh mushrooms | Good Management Practices

How to (not) run an experiment

Transcript How you conduct an experiment influences the results you are getting from it and how much time, energy, effort, and money you have to spend to run the experiment itself. There are three types of experiments. The controlled experiment,the natural experiment, andthe field experiment. In a controlled experiment, you compare experimental samples against a … Continue reading How to (not) run an experiment

Bioluminescence in Mushrooms

Transcript Bioluminescence, the emission of light by a living organism, is a fascinating evolution. It spans across many species from fish, fireflies, bacteria to algae. Bioluminescence in nature is used as camouflage,to attract mating partners and prey, for defense, as a warning, for communication, mimicry, or illumination so the prey can be spotted easier. There … Continue reading Bioluminescence in Mushrooms

The mushroom which is fed by termites | Omajowa

Transcript Did you know that there exists a relationship between termites and fungi? The Termitomyces, a mushroom of the genus basidiomycetes, known by the locals as omajowa, converts the undigestible wood for the termites to provide them with the necessary nutrients for survival. Figure 1: Termitomyces (Omajowa) [1] The termites, on their part, feed the fungi … Continue reading The mushroom which is fed by termites | Omajowa

5 Ways to improve the mushroom yield

Transcript If you want to live from growing mushrooms, then the mushroom yield is one aspect you must pay attention to.As the higher the yield, the more revenue you make. While many focus on the obvious one, I will talk about five different ways to improve your mushroom yield in today's video. The first way … Continue reading 5 Ways to improve the mushroom yield