Thermophilic Fungi associated with Nigerian Oil Palm Produce

Abstract

DURING the course of investigations into factors affecting the quality of palm kernels (that is, the kernels of the oil palm, Elaeis guineensis Jacq.) in Nigeria, it was observed that temperatures of the order of 60° C frequently developed within the stacks of undecorticated kernels that accumulated at oil mills1. It was further noted that fungal mycelia… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/2031083a0