Deterioration of Strawberries by Gray Mold: A Minireview of Agent, Causes, Failures and Post-harvest Control Strategies

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Year : 2022 | Volume : | Issue : 2 | Page : 1-11
By

    Cesar Vinicius Toniciolli Rigueto

  1. Marieli Rosseto

  2. Raquel Aparecida Loss

  3. Aline Dettmer

  4. Ionara Regina Pizzutti

  5. Marina Venturini Copett

  1. Student, Rural Science Center (CCR), Federal University of Santa Maria (UFSM), Santa Maria-RS, Brazil
  2. Student, Rural Science Center (CCR), Federal University of Santa Maria (UFSM), Santa Maria-RS, Brazil
  3. Professor, Faculty of Architecture and Engineering (FAE) Department, Mato Grosso State University (UNEMAT), Barra do Bugres−MT, Brazil
  4. Professor, Faculty of Agronomy and Veterinary Medicine (FAMV), University of Passo Fundo (UPF), Passo Fundo−RS, Brazil
  5. Professor, Rural Science Center (CCR), Federal University of Santa Maria (UFSM), Santa Maria-RS, Brazil
  6. Professor, Rural Science Center (CCR), Federal University of Santa Maria (UFSM), Santa Maria-RS, Brazil

Abstract

This work aimed to carry out a literature review of the deterioration of strawberries by gray mold, covering the main responsible fungus, Botrytis cinerea, in addition to causes, failures, and recently studied strategies for postharvest control. It was observed that the main postharvest control strategies with promising results were the application of essential oils, antifungal lamps, active packaging/films, emerging techniques (O3 and high-CO2), and antifungal compounds synthesized by bacteria. However, some strategies may have some disadvantages, such as essential oils, which can impart undesirable odors and flavors to fresh fruits, while the use of emerging technologies requires greater financial investment. In this sense, applications that allow the use of commercially available lamps and the production of active coating/films, have more potential to be applied, considering the effectiveness of inhibiting the growth of Botrytis cinerea and the cost of implantation.

Keywords: Botrytis cinerea, failures, postharvest control, conservation techniques, food safety

[This article belongs to Research & Reviews : Journal of Food Science & Technology(rrjofst)]

How to cite this article: Cesar Vinicius Toniciolli Rigueto, Marieli Rosseto, Raquel Aparecida Loss, Aline Dettmer, Ionara Regina Pizzutti, Marina Venturini Copett Deterioration of Strawberries by Gray Mold: A Minireview of Agent, Causes, Failures and Post-harvest Control Strategies rrjofst 2022; 11:1-11
How to cite this URL: Cesar Vinicius Toniciolli Rigueto, Marieli Rosseto, Raquel Aparecida Loss, Aline Dettmer, Ionara Regina Pizzutti, Marina Venturini Copett Deterioration of Strawberries by Gray Mold: A Minireview of Agent, Causes, Failures and Post-harvest Control Strategies rrjofst 2022 {cited 2022 Jul 22};11:1-11. Available from: https://journals.stmjournals.com/rrjofst/article=2022/view=92057

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Regular Issue Open Access Article
Volume 11
Issue 2
Received March 30, 2022
Accepted June 28, 2022
Published July 22, 2022