Technical Communication: Evaluation of cassava extract/soya bean digest medium for fungal growth

  • I. N. Ibeh
Technical Communication


A medium that is cheaper than commercial media but just as good for assessing growth and viability of yeasts and fungi has been formulated using local ingredients: cassava and soya beans.

Key words

Cassava extract fungi growth soya bean 


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© Rapid Communications of Oxford Ltd 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • I. N. Ibeh
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  1. 1.Department of Microbiology, Faculty of ScienceUniversity of BeninBenin CityNigeria

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