Somosné Nagy, A., & Kovács, A. (2007). The effect of pre-fruiting temperatures on the yield of Pleurotus strains. International Journal of Horticultural Science, 13(4), 49-51. https://doi.org/10.31421/IJHS/13/4/773
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Authors studied the effect of different temperatures prior to fruit body appearance on the yield of 3 Pleurotus strains P70, HK35 and 357. After 17 days of incubation at 25 °C and 28 °C the substrate blocks were kept for 7 days at 13, 16, 19, 22 and 25 °C. Then temperature was reduces to 16 °C during harvest time. Tests showed difference of some degrees in the optimal prefruiting temperature requirements of the strains which could result in even in 10-15% surplus yield. It is advisable to use technologies specially adapted to strains.