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close this bookMushroom Cultivation in Thailand (Peace Corps, 1987, 85 p.)
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View the document1. Introduction to mushroom cultivation in Thailand
View the document2. Mushroom cultivation
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Open this folder and view contents4. Straw mushroom cultivation in beds
Open this folder and view contents5. Angel, oyster and abalone mushroom cultivation in plastic bags
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View the documentAppendix A: Propagation hood: Use and construction
View the documentAppendix B.: Construction of oil drum autoclave
View the documentAppendix C: Selected examples of growth media preparation: Angel, oyster and abalone mushrooms
View the documentAppendix D: Selected examples of growth media preparation: Wood ear mushrooms
View the documentAppendix E: Selected examples of growth media preparation: Straw mushrooms
View the documentAppendix F: Spawn purchase and handling
View the documentAppendix G: Nutritional content
View the documentAppendix H: Chart detailing important mushroom information
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Appendix H: Chart detailing important mushroom information

SPECIES

METHOD OF
CULTIVATION

TIME PERIOD FROM PLANTING TO HARVEST

DURATION OF HARVEST

ENVIRONMENTAL REQUIREMENTS
(a)

PESTS

YIELD

SEASONAL MARKET PRICE








High

Low

STRAW

bags, logs

10-20 days

1-2 weeks

T =35-37 C
H = High
L = Dark

ants termites

0.5-1.9 kg/bed (b)

rainy

cool

ANCEL ABALONE
OYSTER

bags, logs

3-7 days

3-4 months

T = Cool
H = High
L = Indirect

molds
mites

200-500 g/bag

cool
hot

rainy

WOOD EAR

bags, logs

6-8 weeks

6-12 months

T = Cool
H = High
L = Indirect

termites molds

1-2 kgs/log
(c)
(600-700 g fresh = 100 (g) dried)

FRESH:
cool
DRIED: rainy

rainy


cool

(a) From: Mushroom Culture in Thailand, Deeprom Chaiwongkeit. 1985.
(b) 1 bed = 80-120 cm long, 40 cm wide, 3 layers.
(c) 1 log = 15-20 cm diameter, 1 meter long.

T = Temperature
H = Humidity
L = Light