• PCR and DGGE detection limits for wine spoilage microbes 

      Bester, L.; Cameron, M.; Du Toit, M. D.; Witthuhn, R. C. (SASEV, 2010-01)
      In this study the culture-independent technique, polymerase chain reaction (PCR)-denaturing gradient gel electrophoresis (DGGE), was investigated for the early detection and identification of possible spoilage microbes in ...
    • Significance of Brettanomyces and Dekkera during winemaking : a synoptic review 

      Oelofse, A.; Pretorius, I. S.; Du Toit, M. (SASEV, 2008)
      Wine comprises a complex microbial ecology of opportunistic microorganisms, some of which could potentially induce spoilage and result in consequent economic losses under uncontrolled conditions. Yeasts of the genus ...