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Fungal flora associated with combine harvester wheat and sorghum dusts from Egypt
107 species and 8 species varieties belonging to 44 genera were collected from combine harvester wheat and sorghum dusts (35 genera and 91 species + 4 varieties) and from the atmosphere of their hayExpand
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Preliminary surveys of outdoor and indoor aeromycobiota in Uganda
This investigation was conducted during the period of March through June 1998 to trap, enumerate and identify the different airborne fungi in a variety of microhabitats of outdoor and indoorExpand
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Antimicrobial activity of latex silver nanoparticles using Calotropis procera
ABSTRACT Objective To synthesize silver nanoparticles (AgNPs) by green methods using serum latex of Calotropis procera at 80 °C and evaluate them against bacteria, dermatophytes and phytopathogenicExpand
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Deterioration and spoilage of peanuts and desiccated coconuts from two sub-Saharan tropical East African countries due to the associated mycobiota and their degradative enzymes
A broad variety of fungi (84 species belonging to 36 genera) were identified with more taxa infesting peanut seed samples from two tropical countries (29 genera and 61 species) compared to thoseExpand
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Mycobiota and aflatoxins associated with imported rice grains stored in Uganda
Milled rice grains imported into Uganda from Pakistan were investigated for natural contamination by fungi and aflatoxins. The direct plating method using five isolation media was used to enumerateExpand
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An assessment of aesculin hydrolysis, vegetative compatibility and DNA polymorphism as criteria for characterizing pathogenic races within Fusarium oxysporum f.sp. vasinfectum
Fifteen strains, assigned to four pathogenic races of Fusarium oxysporum f.sp. vasinfectum on the basis of host range, were characterized by means of vegetative compatibility, restriction fragmentExpand
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Antioxidant and antiapoptotic activities of Calotropis procera latex on Catfish (Clarias gariepinus) exposed to toxic 4-nonylphenol.
Calotropis procera L. is known as medicinal plant. The Phytochemical analyzes of its latex revealed that it possessed antioxidants, namely terpenes, phenolic compounds and cardenolides, flavonoidsExpand
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Bacterial and fungal keratitis in Upper Egypt: In vitro screening of enzymes, toxins and antifungal activity
Purpose: This work was conducted to study the ability of bacterial and fungal isolates from keratitis cases in Upper Egypt to produce enzymes, toxins, and to test the isolated fungal speciesExpand
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