• Biology
  • Published 2010

FUNGAL BIODETERIORATION OF DOCUMENTS

@inproceedings{Gebreil2010FUNGALBO,
  title={FUNGAL BIODETERIORATION OF DOCUMENTS},
  author={Ahmed Gebreil},
  year={2010}
}
Paper and its raw materials are susceptible with fungal infection in any stage of paper manufacture. For studying this problem, samples of stored and deteriorated paper documents were collected from Archives in Mansoura city (Egypt), these documents were preserved for long periods (10, 20, 30, 40 and 60 years ago). More than 1188 isolates were isolated. Thirty two species belonging to sixteen genera were identified throughout this investigation namely: Alternaria, Aspergillus , Botryotrichum… CONTINUE READING