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Advances in Microbiology

Assessment of the Effect of Environmental Factors on the Antagonism of Bacillus amyloliquefaciens and Trichoderma harzianum to Colletotrichum acutatum

Authors: Rababe Es-Soufi, Brahim El Bouzdoudi, Mounia Bouras, Mohammed L’Bachir El Kbiach, Alain Badoc, Ahmed Lamarti ABSTRACT The effect of temperature (18°C – 30°C), water activity (0.85 – 1) and pH (4 – 9) was studied by dual culture technique … Continue reading

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Sclerotia Formation and Toxin Production in Large Sclerotial Aspergillus flavus Isolates from Kenya

Author(s): S. A. Okoth, B. Nyongesa, V. Joutsjoki, H. Korhonen, V. Ayugi, E. K. Kang’ethe ABSTRACT We studied the relationship between sclerotia formation and aflatoxin production by Aspergillusflavus strains isolated from maize kernels from Nandi County. Isolates recovered from maize … Continue reading

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A Comparative Study on Chemical Composition and Pharmacological Effects of Paecilomyces hepiali and Wild Ophiocordyceps sinensis

Author(s) : Alfred Chioza, Shoji Ohga ABSTRACT This study looked at comparison of chemical components and pharmacological activity between wildOphiocordyceps sinensis and Paecilomyces hepiali. The chemical components investigated included amino acids, vitamins, dietary elements, protein, lipid, ash, carbohydrates, crude fibre, ergosterol and … Continue reading

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