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Preformed antifungal compounds of lemon fruit: Citral and its relation to disease resistance
Year:
1995
Authors :
בן-יהושע, שמשון
;
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רודוב, ויקטור
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Volume :
43
Co-Authors:
Rodov, V., Department of Postharvest Science of Fresh Produce, ARO, Volcani Center, P.O. Box 6, Bet Dagan 50250, Israel
Ben-Yehoshua, S., Department of Postharvest Science of Fresh Produce, ARO, Volcani Center, P.O. Box 6, Bet Dagan 50250, Israel
De Qiu, F., Department of Postharvest Science of Fresh Produce, ARO, Volcani Center, P.O. Box 6, Bet Dagan 50250, Israel, Department of Botany and Plant Sciences, University of California, Riverside, CA 92521, United States
Kim, J.J., Department of Postharvest Science of Fresh Produce, ARO, Volcani Center, P.O. Box 6, Bet Dagan 50250, Israel, Department of Forestry, Kon-Kuk University, 133-701 Seoul, South Korea
Ashkenazi, R., Department of Plant Protection, Ministry of Agriculture of the State of Israel, Bet Dagan 50250, Israel
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Abstract:
The young mature-green lemon fruit manifests a significantly lower level of postharvest decay as compared to the older yellow fruit. Inoculation with Penicillium digitatum Sacc. demonstrated that the resistance of young fruit to decay is related to a factor localized in the oil glands of the flavedo. The main antifungal compound of lemon flavedo was identified as the monoterpene aldehyde citral. The flavedo of green lemon contained 1.5-2 times higher levels of citral as compared to the yellow fruit. In parallel with citral decline, the flavedo extracts of yellow lemons exhibited an increased level of the monoterpene ester neryl acetate, which exerted practically no inhibitory activity against P. digitatum and, in concentrations below 500 ppm, even stimulated development of the pathogen. During long-term storage of lemon fruit, citral concentration decreased in parallel with the decline of antifungal activity in the peel and with an increase of decay incidence. It is suggested that the level of citral in the flavedo is related to the resistance of lemon fruit to postharvest decay. © 1995 American Chemical Society.
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Antifungal compounds
citral
Citrus limon
disease resistance
Postharvest
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Rodov, V., Department of Postharvest Science of Fresh Produce, ARO, Volcani Center, P.O. Box 6, Bet Dagan 50250, Israel
Ben-Yehoshua, S., Department of Postharvest Science of Fresh Produce, ARO, Volcani Center, P.O. Box 6, Bet Dagan 50250, Israel
De Qiu, F., Department of Postharvest Science of Fresh Produce, ARO, Volcani Center, P.O. Box 6, Bet Dagan 50250, Israel, Department of Botany and Plant Sciences, University of California, Riverside, CA 92521, United States
Kim, J.J., Department of Postharvest Science of Fresh Produce, ARO, Volcani Center, P.O. Box 6, Bet Dagan 50250, Israel, Department of Forestry, Kon-Kuk University, 133-701 Seoul, South Korea
Ashkenazi, R., Department of Plant Protection, Ministry of Agriculture of the State of Israel, Bet Dagan 50250, Israel
Preformed antifungal compounds of lemon fruit: Citral and its relation to disease resistance
The young mature-green lemon fruit manifests a significantly lower level of postharvest decay as compared to the older yellow fruit. Inoculation with Penicillium digitatum Sacc. demonstrated that the resistance of young fruit to decay is related to a factor localized in the oil glands of the flavedo. The main antifungal compound of lemon flavedo was identified as the monoterpene aldehyde citral. The flavedo of green lemon contained 1.5-2 times higher levels of citral as compared to the yellow fruit. In parallel with citral decline, the flavedo extracts of yellow lemons exhibited an increased level of the monoterpene ester neryl acetate, which exerted practically no inhibitory activity against P. digitatum and, in concentrations below 500 ppm, even stimulated development of the pathogen. During long-term storage of lemon fruit, citral concentration decreased in parallel with the decline of antifungal activity in the peel and with an increase of decay incidence. It is suggested that the level of citral in the flavedo is related to the resistance of lemon fruit to postharvest decay. © 1995 American Chemical Society.
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