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
https://youtu.be/Lbt39_-4yaA Transcription The cultivated mushroom industry is subjected to increasing pressure for a change in the productive systems as consumers ask more and more for healthier products with an environmentally respectful background to cut down dependence on chemical fungicides, which are used to fight fungal diseases. Fungal diseases are among the most severe mushroom disorders … Continue reading Fungal Diseases in Mushroom Crops | Good Management Practice
Transcription DisclaimerToday's video will cover a health topic. The information is not intended or implied as a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. I encourage you to confirm any information obtained from it and review all information regarding any medical condition or treatment with a medical professional. All content is for general information … Continue reading Listeria Outbreak on Mushroom Farm killed 4 people | Good Management Practice
https://youtu.be/I7Em4vNYHZ4 Transcript For every 4 tons of wheat or rice, 6 tons of straw is produced. This by-product gets in some regions often just burned as it seems it has no value. But as straw consists of cellulose, hemicellulose, and lignin and with a c:n ratio between 34-120:1, it is a perfect resource for cultivating … Continue reading Hot water immersion vs Cold water immersion
https://youtu.be/DPQx9NplcRI Transcript Studying Trichoderma is crucial if you want to avoid it. I talk, therefore, about a research paper that tries to find the most suitable organic substrates for the biomass production, viability, and efficacy of the biocontrol strain Trichoderma harzianum AS12-2. Chemical pesticides are the most common way to protect plants against pests and … Continue reading Long-term stability of Trichoderma
https://youtu.be/carARem72no Transcript Trichoderma is one of the arch-nemesis of every mushroom farmer. If you want to prevent it in the first place, you need to study it. I, therefore, analyzed a research paper in which the authors optimized the cultivation of Trichoderma. In the paper, the authors studied the effects of carbon, nitrogen, and inorganic … Continue reading How to increase the yield of Trichoderma?
https://youtu.be/pSFKYgzLfFA Transcript With the expansion of globalized food markets, reliable geographical identification is essential to avoid foodstuffs' mislabeling and fraud. The legislation, therefore, introduced the country-of-origin labeling. As a mushroom can produce either by using domestic resources or import the resources in part or in total from foreign countries, this system can fall short, as … Continue reading How foreign companies can legally trick you as a customer!
Contamination is a devastating problem in mushroom cultivation. Besides, we, as humans, animals, and especially insects, can spread disease. In this article, I will provide you with tools and tactics to first prevent contamination happening, and second to cover if it already happened. These tools range from cheap and easy up to more advanced and … Continue reading 18 Ways to Keep Pests in Check
In order to sell mushrooms, you must have continuous production of mushrooms going on. To achieve that you need a tight contamination control. In the next paragraphs, I will talk about different aspects of it. In this article, I will talk about the about six vectors of contamination which Paul Stamets talks about in his … Continue reading How Do I Prevent Contamination?