Alexander Tsarev
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Mesophilic organisms
Organisms that develop at an average temperature (as a rule that’s 4-32°С).

A unit of length equal to one millionth of a meter.

A general term for saprophytic or parasitic fungi. Usually these are rather extensive colonies varied in form and colour. Moulds colonies are dust-like, velvety or scab-like.

(Lat. mусеlium)
The thallus of a fungus containing uni- and multi-cellular filaments (hyphae), a spawn.

The study of fungi.

The environment adjoining mycelium.


An organism living and feeding on another organism injuring and sometimes even destroying it.

Partial pressure
Gas or steam pressure in a mixture that this gas or steam could exert if its volume equaled that of the whole mixture.

(after Louis Paster)
In mushroom-growing – partial sterilization of substrate at the temperature of 60°С and for a certain exposure period.

(Greek Pathos+genos)
A morfibic organism which the causative agent of a disease.

(Lat. реstis+саеdrе)
A general term for chemicals used for pest control.

A formed mushroom fruit body

(Lat. primordium)
Rudiments of fruiting bodies. At first they are round-oblong while later emerge a cap and a stalk.


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Dear Amir Ommati!
On which day after the application of peat to compost, the first signs of a mikogon...

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watering first flush mushrooms


sir pliz tell me about the irrigation requirements of the mushroom cultivated in plastic bags with straw...

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Dear Emmanuel Chimanga!
I'm sorry that I could not immediately answer you. The usual depth of...

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Dear Fouad Dagher
Tunnels of 2 phases (pasteurization) of compost are made at the location of the...

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Dear Ali Karim!
I apologize for not being able to answer you right away.
Please send more information...

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Dear Hai Nguyen!
The usual depth of the cover layer is 4-6 cm. Weight is 26-30 kg per 1 m2. It depends...

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Dear Shahar!
I do not use formalin for a long time. The best way to disinfect the growth chambers...

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Dear Tejpal!
These mites usually live in the feathers of chickens. If there was a lot of cold compost...

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