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Journal of Proteomics & Bioinformatics

Journal of Proteomics & Bioinformatics
Open Access

ISSN: 0974-276X

+44 2038689735

Orpin JB

Federal University, Dutsin-Ma, PMB 5001, Dutsin-Ma, Katsina State, Nigeria

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  • Research Article   
    Fungal Infestation of Garri Sold Around Dutsinma Metropolis
    Author(s): Orpin JB*, Mzungu I and Usman-Sani H

    This study was conducted to determine the fungal contaminants of garri in Dutsinma metropolis. A total of 150 samples were bought at random, 75 each of white and red garri from three different markets including Wednesday market, Abuja road market and Old market respectively. The fungi isolated using standard microbiological techniques were Alternaria spp. (3.7%), Aspergillus spp. (14.8%), Cladosporium spp. (27.8%), Fusarium spp. (9.3%), Mucor spp. (12.9%), Penicillium spp. (16.7%) and Rhizopus spp. (14.8%) in white garri. For yellow garri: Alternaria spp. (2.9%), Aspergillus spp. (8.8%), Cladosporium spp. (29.4%), Fusarium spp. (8.8%), Mucor spp. (11.8%), Penicillium spp. (20.6%) and Rhizopus spp. (17.6%) with Cladosporium and Rhizopus recording the highest occ.. Read More»

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