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Isolation of pathogenic Aspergillus species from commercially-prepared potting media


Twelve commercially-prepared potting soils were screened for the presense of pathogenic Aspergillus species. Pathogenic Aspergillus species were isolated from 67% of the soils. A. fumigatus was isolated from 42% and A. flavus and A. niger from 33%.

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Kenyon, E.M., Russell, L.H. & McMurray, D.N. Isolation of pathogenic Aspergillus species from commercially-prepared potting media. Mycopathologia 87, 171–173 (1984). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00436904

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  • Aspergillus
  • Aspergillus Species
  • Pathogenic Aspergillus Species