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Linda Chalker-Scott Literature on Baking Soda

Literature on Baking Soda

Compiled by Dr. Linda Chalker-Scott, Ph.D.

Associate Professor and Extension Urban Horticulturist, WSU Puyallup Research and Extension Center

  • Abd-El-Kareem, F. 2007. Potassium or sodium bicarbonate in combination with Nerol for controlling early blight disease of potato plants under laboratory, greenhouse and field conditions. Egyptian Journal of Phytopathology 351: 73-86.
  • Abeywickrama, K., L. Kularathna; K. Sarananda and D. Abeygunawardena. 2004. Cymbopogon citratus (lemongrass) and citral a+b spray treatments alone or in combination with sodium bicarbonate in controlling crown rot in embul banana (Musa acuminata AAB). Tropical Agricultural Research and Extension 7: 104-111.
  • Agosteo, G.E., L. Scolaro and G. Previtera. 2007. Non-conventional chemical control of olive anthracnose. Bulletin OILB/SROP 309: 245-248.
  • Aharoni, Y., E. Fallik, A. Copel, M. Gil, S. Grinberg and J.D. Klein. 1997. Sodium bicarbonate reduces postharvest decay development on melons. Postharvest Biology and Technology 10(3): 201-206.
  • Ahmad, P., S. Sharma and P.S. Srivastava. 2007. In vitro selection of NaHCO 3 tolerant cultivars of Morus alba (Local and Sujanpuri) in response to morphological and biochemical parameters. Zahradnictvi 343: 114-122.
  • Ahmed, D. M., O.M. Hafez and A.A. Fouad. 2007. Sodium bicarbonate application as an alternative control of postharvest decay of blood orange fruits. Research Journal of Agriculture and Biological Sciences 36: 753-759.
  • Allwood, P.B., Y.S. Malik, C.W. Hedberg and S.M. Goyal. 2004. Effect of temperature and sanitizers on the survival of feline calicivirus, Escherichia coli , and F-specific coliphage MS2 on leafy salad vegetables. Journal of Food Protection 67(7): 1451-1456.
  • Alvindia, D.G., T. Kobayashi, K.T. Natsuaki and S. Tanda. 2004. Inhibitory influence of inorganic salts on banana postharvest pathogens and preliminary application to control crown rot. Journal of General Plant Pathology 70(1): 61-65.
  • Amézqueta, S., E. González-Peñas, T. Lizarraga, M. Murillo-Arbizu and A. Lopez de Cerain. 2008. A simple chemical method reduces ochratoxin A in contaminated cocoa shells. Journal of Food Protection 71(7): 1422-1426.
  • Amsalem, L., R. Zasso, I. Pertot, S. Freeman, A. Sztjenberg and Y. Elad. 2004. Efficacy of control agents on powdery mildew: a comparison between two populations. Bulletin OILB/SROP 27(8): 309-313.
  • Anonymous. 1956. Sooty blotch and flyspeck. Agricultual Gazette of New South Wales 67(6): 304-305.
  • Anonymous. 1931. The export of Citrus fruit: recommendations by Citrus Preservation Committee. Journal of the Australian Council for Scientific and Industrial Research 4(2): 96-99.
  • Antonacci, D. 2000. Dessert grape production by a green method [Produzione di uva da tavola con metodo biologio]. Rivista di Frutticoltura e di Ortofloricoltura 62(3): 41-46.
  • Antunes, D., G. Miguel and A. Neves. 2007. Innovative postharvest techniques for sustainable handling of horticultural products, pp. 93-97. Proceedings of the 3rd IASME/WSEAS International Conference on Energy, Environment, Ecosystems and Sustainable Development , Agios Nikolaos, Crete Island, Greece, 24-26 July, 2007.
  • Arimoto, Y., Y. Homma and T. Misato. 1977. The effect of sodium hydrogencarbonate on the occurrence of citrus storage diseases. Journal of Pesticide Science 2(2): 163-167.
  • Arslan, U., K. Ilhan and O.A. Karabulut. 2006. Evaluation of food additives and low-toxicity compounds for the control of bean rust and wheat leaf rust. Journal of Phytopathology 154(9): 534-541.
  • Aruna, S.J. and A.D. Ravindran. 2008. Cultivation of Spirulina sp. using organic substrates. Journal of Pure and Applied Microbiology 22: 483-488.
  • Bai, W.B., P.F. Li and B.G. Li. 2008. Response of Iris lactea var. chinensis to NaCl and NaHCO3 stress in growth and photosynthesis. Acta Pedologica Sinica 45(2): 328-335.
  • Baker, K.F. and F.D. Heald. 1934. Investigations on methods of control of the blue-mold decay of apples. Washington Agricultural Experiment Station Bulletin 304: 32.
  • Barger, W.R. 1928. Sodium bi-carbonate as Citrus fruit disinfectant. California Citrograph 13(5): 164, 172-174.
  • Bates, G.R. 1939. Recent developments in the processing of Rhodesian Oranges. Proceedings of the Rhodesia Scientific Association 37: 29-35.
  • Baysal, F. and A. Cnar. 2007. Determination of phytopathological and entomological problems and using plant protection methods in organic tomato growing in Turkey. Acta Horticulturae 729: 459-462.
  • Benton, R.J. 1931. Prevention of decay in oranges. Agricultural Gazette 42(5): 411-413.
  • Beresford , R.M., C.H. Wearing, R.R. Marshall, P.W. Shaw M. Spink and P.N. Wood. 1996. Slaked lime, baking soda and mineral oil for black spot and powdery mildew control in apples, pp.106-113. In: O’Callaghan, M. (ed.), Proceedings of the Forty Ninth New Zealand Plant Protection Conference, Rutherford, Nelson, New Zealand, 13-15 August, 1996.
  • Bourbos, V.A. and E.A. Barbopoulou. 2007. Control olive powdery mildew ( Leveillula taurica ) with the use of soft fungicides. Bulletin OILB/SROP 30(9): 249.
  • Bourbos, V.A., G.A. Darakis, E. Barbopoulou and S. Sgouros. 1999. Ecological control of powdery mildew ( Uncinula necator ) by the use of soft fungicides, pp. 200-204. In: Foguelman, D. and W. Lockeretz (eds.) Organic Agriculture: the Credible Solution for the 21st Century . Proceedings of the 12th International IFOAM Scientific Conference, Mar del Plata, Argentina, November 15-19, 1998.
  • Bourbos, V.A., M.T. Skoudridakis and E. Barbopoulou. 1999. Sodium bicarbonate for the control of Erysiphe polygoni in greenhouse tomato. Acta Horticulturae 487: 275-278.
  • Bowen, K.L., B. Young and B.K. Behe. 1995. Management of blackspot of rose in the landscape in Alabama. Plant Disease 79(3): 250-253.
  • Brunelli, A. 1995. Natural products in the control of fungal diseases [I prodotto naturali nella lotta alle malattie fungine]. Difesa delle Piante 18(2): 57-69.
  • Cassin, J. 1952. Experiments on the fungicidal efficiency of various products for the control of Citrus mould [Experiences sur l’action fongicide de differents produits pour la lutte centre la moisissure des Agrumes]. Fruits et Primeurs de l’Afrique du Nord . 22(232): 18-20.
  • Casulli, F., A. Santomauro and F. Faretra. 2000. Natural compounds in the control of powdery mildew on Cucurbitaceae. Bulletin OEPP 30(2): 209-212.
  • Casulli, F., A. Santomauro, G. Tauro, M.A. Gatto and F. Faretra. 2002. Effectiveness of natural compounds in the suppression of the powdery mildew fungi Sphaerotheca fusca and Uncinula necator. Bulletin OILB/SROP 25(10): 179-182.
  • Chernyak, M.L. 1979. Against powdery mildew of peach [Protiv muchnistoi rosy persika]. Zashchita Rastenii 3: 55.
  • Chernyak, M.L. 1978. Protection of grapevine [Dlya zashchity vinograda]. Zashchita Rastenii 1/2: 45.
  • Clement, D.L., S.A. Gill and W. Potts. 1994. Alternatives for powdery mildew control on lilac. Journal of Arboriculture 20(4): 227-230.
  • Collina, M. 1996. Natural products against powdery mildew [Contro il mal bianco prodotti naturali]. Colture Protette 25(9): 39-42.
  • Conway, W.S., B. Leverentz, W.J. Janisiewicz, R.A. Saftner and M.J. Camp. 2005. Improving biocontrol using antagonist mixtures with heat and/or sodium bicarbonate to control postharvest decay of apple fruit. Postharvest Biology and Technology 36(3): 235-244.
  • Conway, W. S., Janisiewicz, B. Leverentz, R.A. Saftner and M.J. Camp. 2007. Control of blue mold of apple by combining controlled atmosphere, an antagonist mixture, and sodium bicarbonate. Postharvest Biology and Technology 45(3): 326-332.
  • Conway, W.S., B. Leverentz, W.J. Janisiewicz, A.B. Blodgett, R.A. Saftner and M.J. Camp. 2004. Integrating heat treatment, biocontrol and sodium bicarbonate to reduce postharvest decay of apple caused by Colletotrichum acutatum and Penicillium expansum. Postharvest Biology and Technology 34(1): 11-20.
  • Crisosto, C.H. and J. Smilanick. 2002. New technology to reduce damage by Botrytis cinerea in the storage of table grapes. Nuove tecnologie per ridurre i danni da Botrytis cinerea nella conservazione dell’uva da tavola. Rivista di Frutticoltura e di Ortofloricoltura 2002; 64(5): 30-38.
  • D’Aquino, S., M. Schirra, A. Palma, M.C. Strano and G. Lanza. 2007. Postharvest decay control of citrus fruit following treatments with GRAS compounds or with novel fungicides at 20 or 50 degrees C. Italus Hortus 14(6): 52-55.
  • Demir, S., A. Gul and E. Onogur. 1999. The effect of sodium bicarbonate on powdery mildew in tomato. Acta Horticulturae 491: 449-452.
  • de Souza, V.L. and A.C. CafeFilho. 2003. Effect of chemical control on the progress of sweet pepper powdery mildew under greenhouse conditions [Efeito do controle quimico no progresso do oidio do pimentao em cultivo protegido]. Summa Phytopathologica 29(4): 317-322.
  • Dhanya, M.K. and C.A. Mary. 2006. Management of bacterial blight of anthurium (Anthurium andreanum Linden.) using ecofriendly materials. Journal of Tropical Agriculture 44(1/2): 74-75.
  • Dik, A.J., van der Gaag, D.J. and M.A. van Slooten. 2003. Efficacy of salts against fungal diseases in glasshouse crops. Communications in Agricultural and Applied Biological Sciences 68(4b): 475-485.
  • Doidge, E.M. 1929. Some diseases of Citrus prevalent in South Africa. South African Journal of Science 26: 320-325.
  • Droby, S., R. Porat, M. Wisniewski, A. El-Ghaouth and C. Wilson. 2002. Integrated control of postharvest decay using yeast antagonists, hot water and natural materials. Bulletin OILB/SROP 25(10): 25-28.
  • Droby, S., M. Wisniewski, A. El-Ghaouth and C. Wilson. 2003. Influence of food additives on the control of postharvest rots of apple and peach and efficacy of the yeast-based biocontrol product Aspire. Postharvest Biology and Technology 27(2): 127-135.
  • El-Shami, M.A., S.M. El-Desouky, A.M. Mostafa and T.G.A. Rahman. 2004. Management of strawberry fruit rot disease by some inorganic salts. Annals of Agricultural Science , Moshtohor 42(3): 1071-1078.
  • Ershad, D. 1973. The effect of some chemicals on Aspergillus flavus Link in culture and on pistachio nuts. Iranian Journal of Plant Pathology 9(1): 3-9.
  • Fallik, E., O. Ziv, S. Grinberg, S. Alkalai and J.D. Klein. 1997. Bicarbonate solutions control powdery mildew (Leveillula taurica) on sweet red pepper and reduce the development of postharvest fruit rotting. Phytoparasitica 25(1): 41-43.
  • Ferrandino, F.J. and V.L. Smith. 2007. The effect of milk-based foliar sprays on yield components of field pumpkins with powdery mildew. Crop Protection 26(4): 657-663.
  • Franco, D.A.S. and W. Bettiol. 2000. Alternative products for the control of green mould (Penicillium digitatum) in post-harvest citrus fruit [Controle de Penicillium digitatum em pos-colheita de citros com produtos alternatives]. Fitopatologia Brasileira 25(4): 602-606.
  • Friend, W.H. and W.J. Bach. 1932. Storage experiments with fruit. Texas Agricultural Experiment Station Bulletin 44(6): 40.
  • Funaro, M. 1997. Importance and spread of techniques of integrated control in strawberry crops in Calabria [Importanza e diffusione delle tecniche di difesa integrata nella fragolicoltura calabrese]. Informatore Agrario 53(42): 43-48.
  • Gabler, F.M. and J.L. Smilanick. 2001. Postharvest control of table grape gray mold on detached berries with carbonate and bicarbonate salts and disinfectants. American Journal of Enology and Viticulture 52(1): 12-20.
  • Gamagae, S.U. Sivakumar, D., R.S.W. Wijeratnam and R.L.C. Wijesundera. 2003. Use of sodium bicarbonate and Candida oleophila to control anthracnose in papaya during storage. Crop Protection 22(5): 775-779.
  • Gamagae, S.U., D. Sivakumar and R.L.C. Wijesundera. 2004. Evaluation of post-harvest application of sodium bicarbonate-incorporated wax formulation and Candida oleophila for the control of anthracnose of papaya. Crop Protection 23(7): 575-579.
  • Garibaldi, A., G. Minuto and M.L. Gullino. 1995. Alternative strategies to control zucchini powdery mildew. Mededelingen Faculteit Landbouwkundige en Toegepaste Biologische Wetenschappen, Universiteit Gent 60(2a): 317-320.
  • Gomez-Lahoz, C., B. Fernandez-Gimenez, F. Garcia-Herruzo, J. Rodriguez-Maroto and C. Vereda-Alonso. 2007. Biomethanization of mixtures of fruits and vegetables solid wastes and sludge from a municipal wastewater treatment plant. Journal of Environmental Science and Health. Part A, Toxic/Hazardous Substances & Environmental Engineering 42(4): 481-487.
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  • Hang, Y.D. and E.E. Woodams. 2003. Control of Fusarium oxysporum by baking soda. Lebensmittel Wissenschaft und Technologie 36(8): 803-805.
  • Heibertshausen, D. and A. Kortekamp. 2004. Infection cycle and biological control of Podosphaera xanthii , the powdery mildew of marigold (Calendula officinalis) [Infektionszyklus und biologische Bekampfung von Podosphaera xanthii , dem Echten Mehltau der Ringelblume (Calendula officinalis)]. Gesunde Pflanzen 56(7/8): 201-207.
  • Henriquez, J.L., J. Montealegre and W. Lira. 1998. Evaluation of Ultra Fine Sun Spray oil to control the powdery mildew (Uncinula necator Schw. Burr) of grapes [Evaluacion del aceite mineral Ultra Fine Sun Spray en el control del oidio de la vid, (Uncinula necator Schw. Burr)]. Investigacion Agricola Santiago 18(1/2): 25-32.

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D., S. Jayaraman and N. Mahadeva. 2003. Decontamination of residues of fungicide carbendazim in tomato and apple by dip treatments. Journal of Food Science and Technology (Mysore) 40(5): 538-542.

  • Hoaglund, D.R. and W.C. Snyder. 1934. Nutrition of strawberry plant under controlled conditions: (a) Effects of deficiencies of boron and certain other elements: (b) Susceptibility to injury from sodium salts. Proceedings of the American Socieyt for Horticultural Science 30: 288, 294.
  • Homma, Y., Y. Arimoto and T. Misato. 1981. Effects of emulsifiers and surfactants on the protective values of sodium bicarbonate inhibitory effect against citrus common green mold and cucumber powdery mildew, Diaporthe citri, Penicillium digitatum. Journal of Pesticide Science 6(2): 145-153.
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  • Horst, R.K., S.O. Kawamoto and L.L. Porter. 1992. Effect of sodium bicarbonate and oils on the control of powdery mildew and black spot of roses. Plant Disease 76(3): 247-251.
  • Hsieh, T.F., Huang, J H; Hsieh, L J 2005. Control of powdery mildew with potassium bicarbonate and polyelectrolyte. Plant Pathology Bulletin 14(2): 125-132.
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  • Ilhan, K., U. Arslan and O.A. Karabulut. 2006. The effect of sodium bicarbonate alone or in combination with a reduced dose of tebuconazole on the control of apple scab. Crop Protection 25(9): 963-967.
  • Ilic, Z. and E. Fallik. 2007. Influence of post-harvest treatments on quality of Galia melons during low temperature storage. Acta Horticulturae 729: 417-421.
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  • Ippolito, A., Schena, L; Pentimone, I; Nigro, F. 2005. Integrated control of sweet cherry postharvest rots by Aureobasidium pullulans in combination with calcium chloride or sodium bicarbonate. Acta Horticulturae 2005; 682(3): 1985-1990.
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  • Jamar, L., B. Lefrancq and M. Lateur. 2007. Control of apple scab (Venturia inaequalis) with bicarbonate salts under controlled environment. Journal of Plant Diseases and Protection 114(5): 221-227.
  • Janisiewicz, W.J., D.L. Peterson, K.S. Yoder and S.S. Miller. 2005. Experimental bin drenching system for testing biocontrol agents to control postharvest decay of apples. Plant Disease 89(5): 487-490.
  • Janisiewicz, W.J., R.A. Saftner, W.S. Conway and K.S. Yoder. 2008. Control of blue mold decay of apple during commercial controlled atmosphere storage with yeast antagonists and sodium bicarbonate. Postharvest Biology and Technology 49(3): 374-378.
  • Janisiewicz, W.J., R.A. Saftner, W.S. Conway and K.S. Yoder. 2008. Control of blue mold decay of apple during commercial controlled atmosphere storage with yeast antagonists and sodium bicarbonate. Postharvest Biology and Technology 49(3): 374-378.
  • Jansonius, P.J. and J. Bloksma. 1997. Bicarbonate as an alternative for coconutsoap to control sooty blotch (Gloeodes pomigena) [Backpulver: eine Alternative fur Kokosseife bei der Regenfleckenbekampfung?], pp. 24-25. In: Hallenbach, U. and M. Boos (eds.), 8 Internationaler Erfahrungsaustausch uber Forschungsergebnisse zum Okologischen Obstbau : Beitrage zur Tagung vom 13 bis 14 November 1997, an der LVWO Weinsberg.
  • Javed, M.A., M.A. Nasir and M.N. Bajwa. 1995. In vitro effect of certain chemicals on colony growth of different post-harvest fruit rotting fungi of citrus. Pakistan Journal of Phytopathology 7(2): 215-216.
  • Kanetis, L., H. Forster and J.E. Adaskaveg. 2008. Optimizing efficacy of new postharvest fungicides and evaluation of sanitizing agents for managing citrus green mold. Plant Disease 92(2): 261-269.
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  • Karabulut, O.A., U. Arslan, G. Kuruoglu, and K. Ilhan. 2007. The effect of sodium bicarbonate alone or in combination with reduced dose of prochloraz manganese on the control of wet bubble of Agaricus bisporus . Biological Agriculture and Horticulture 25(1): 55-65.
  • Karabulut, O.A., U. Arslan, K. Ilhan and K. Yagdi. 2006. The effect of sodium bicarbonate alone or in combination with a reduced rate of mancozeb on the control of leaf rust [Puccinia triticina] in wheat. Canadian Journal of Plant Pathology 28(3): 484-488.
  • Karabulut, O.A., U. Arslan and G. Kuruoglu. 2004. Control of postharvest diseases of organically grown strawberry with preharvest applications of some food additives and postharvest hot water dips. Journal of Phytopathology 152(4): 224-228.
  • Karabulut, O.A., S. Lurie and S. Droby. 2001. Evaluation of the use of sodium bicarbonate, potassium sorbate and yeast antagonists for decreasing postharvest decay of sweet cherries. Postharvest Biology and Technology 23(3): 233-236.
  • Karabulut, O.A., J.L. Smilanick, F.M. Gabler, M. Mansour and S. Droby. 2003. Near-harvest applications of Metschnikowia fructicola , ethanol, and sodium bicarbonate to control postharvest diseases of grape in central California. Plant Disease 87(11): 1384-1389.
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  • Kolla, V.A. and A.S. Raghavendra. 2007. Nitric oxide is a signaling intermediate during bicarbonate-induced stomatal closure in Pisum sativum. Physiologia Plantarum 130(1): 91-98.
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  • Lahoz, E., A. Oliva, R. Contillo and R. Nicoletti. 2000. Efficacy of rue extract, sodium bicarbonate and fungicides at reduced rates to control of powdery mildew on tobacco [Efficacia di un estratto di ruta, del bicarbonato di sodio e di fungicidi a dose ridotta contro l’oidio del tobacco], pp. 293-298. In: Atti, Giornate Fitopatologiche, Perugia, 16-20 Aprile, 2000 , Volume 2.
  • Larrigaudiere, C., J. Pons, R. Torres and J. Usall. 2002. Storage performance of clementines treated with hot water, sodium carbonate and sodium bicarbonate dips. Journal of Horticultural Science and Biotechnology 77(3): 314-319.
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