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Mycopathologia

, 143:155 | Cite as

Impact of some ecological factors on the occurrence of poultry soil-inhabiting keratinophiles

  • Sanjana Kaul
  • Geeta Sumbali
Article

Abstract

Investigations were conducted to assess the ecological factors governing distribution and survival of keratinophilic fungi in poultry farm soils. All the poultry farm soils were rich in humus and the keratinophilic fungi were generally found to be proportional to the soil organic matter. These soils were nearly neutral to weakly alkaline and organically rich with a high content of organic carbon, nitrogen, phosphorus, potassium, magnesium, calcium and iron.

ecological factors keratinophilic poultry soil fungi 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sanjana Kaul
    • 1
  • Geeta Sumbali
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of BotanyUniversity of JammuJammu J &India

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