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Factors Influencing the Interaction of three Fungi and Mycotoxin Production

Author Affiliations

  • 1 Toxicology Laboratory, Department of Botany, Kakatiya University, Warangal, Andhra Pradesh, INDIA

Res. J. Recent Sci., Volume 2, Issue (ISC-2012), Pages 20-23, February,2 (2013)


The interaction of three fungi viz, Penicillium griseofulvum P. crustosum and Aspergillus terreus in relation to mycotoxins production was studied. Production of penitrem A, CPA, patulin and terreic acid by above fungi varied with the environmental conditions. In general glucose, sucrose and potassium nitrate were favoured carbon and nitrogen sources. The biomass production also varied with environmental factors.


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