The Use of Bagasse and Rice Straw as Alternative Growth Media for White Oyster Mushroom

Purwanto, Maria Goretti Marianti and Pantjajani, Tjandra and Askitosari, Theresia Desy and Chandra, Vincent Prasetya (2015) The Use of Bagasse and Rice Straw as Alternative Growth Media for White Oyster Mushroom. Proceedings of The 1th Almuslim International Conference on Science, Technology and Society (AICSTS) 2015, 1. pp. 32-37. ISSN 2477-1899

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White oyster mushroom (Pleurotus ostreatus) is one of fungi widely cultivated in Indonesia. Generally, white oyster mushroom is cultivated in sawdust media that has limited abundance in Indonesia. The purpose of this research is to search for alternative media other than sawdust to grow white oyster mushroom in Indonesia. White oyster mushroom has been grown in rice straw media and bagasse as well as on media combination of sawdust, straw, and bagasse. The parameters studied were fresh weight, cup diameter, and fruiting body morphology. The results showed that highest fresh weight white oyster mushroom obtained from media combination of sawdust, straw, and bagasse while the lower fresh weight yielded from the 100%-straw media. There was no significant difference observed in the mushroom cap diameter as well as in the fruiting body diameter among variation composition of the media. The study concluded that the mix of sawdust, straw, and bagasse might serve as an alternative media for white oyster mushroom growth

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Pleurotus ostreatus, oyster mushroom, rice straw, bagasse
Subjects: Q Science > QH Natural history > QH301 Biology
Divisions: Faculty of Technobiology > Department of Biology
Depositing User: Eko Setiawan 194014
Date Deposited: 11 Apr 2016 05:08
Last Modified: 22 Aug 2020 15:15

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