Journal of
Yeast and Fungal Research

  • Abbreviation: J. Yeast Fungal Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2413
  • DOI: 10.5897/JYFR
  • Start Year: 2010

JYFR Articles in press

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Lentinus edodes has the Potential for Use as a Management Tool to Control Water Hyacinth in Zimbabwe

The rapid expansion and reproduction of certain plant species represents one of the biggest problems in aquatic environments, ranging from the difficulty of movement and fishing to the reduction of dissolved oxygen, nitrogen and phosphorous, eutrophication and limited availability of water for drinking and human consumption. Among these most problematic plant species is water hyacinth or Eichhornia crassipes (Mart.)...

Author(s):Nompumelelo Sibanda, Oziniel Ruzvidzo, Cuthbert J. Zvidzai, Arnold B. Mashingaidze, Tshegofatso B. Dikobe, Mutsa M. Takundwa, David T. Kawadza, Lebogang M. Katata-Seru, Sibonani S. Mlambo, Chrispen Murungweni

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Cultivation of Oyster mushroom (Pleurotus ostreatus) on substrate composed of coffee husk and cotton seed waste

Pleurotus ostreatus is known to utilize a wide range of agricultural by -products and organic wastes from agro-processing industries. This study was conducted in order to assess the bioconversion efficiency of oyster mushroom (Pleurotus ostreatu) on substrate composed from coffee husk supplemented with different proportion of cotton seed waste to mushroom biomass. The experiment was carried out in different mixing ratio...

Author(s):Girma Waktola Gemechu and Asefa Keneni Negassa

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Incidence and severity of fungal diseases of some economic trees at Onigambari forest reserve southwest Nigeria

Fungi are the most predominant and destructive pathogens in the forest ecosystem resulting in significant loss of biodiversity and species abundance. The incidence and severity of fungal disease symptoms at Onigambari forest reserve were evaluated. Field surveys were conducted to determine fungal diseases associated with forest trees at the reserve. Detailed assessment of tree symptoms was carried out among forest trees in...

Author(s):Dania V.O. and Ekpo E. N.

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Field experiments were conducted in the Agricultural Research Institute, Uyole, using five susceptible maize varieties during 2013 and 2014 growing seasons. The varieties were used to determine yield losses due to northern leaf blight disease in Mbeya Region of Tanzania. The trials were laid out in two blocks of E .turcicum inoculated and mancozeb treatment arranged in randomized complete block design in three replicates....

Author(s):Nwanosike, M. R. O. and Mabagala, R. B

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Distribution of candida in the genitourinary tract of diabetic mellitus patients attending Ladoke Akintola University of Technology Teaching Hospital, Osun State, Nigeria

The incidence of opportunistic infections due to Candida albicans and other Candida spp. has been increasing. Rapid identification of Candida spp. is important for the clinical management of these individuals. The purpose of this study was to identify Candida spp. isolated from the genitourinary tract of diabetic mellitus patients attending Ladoke Akintola University of Technology Teaching Hospital, Osun State, Nigeria....

Author(s): Fadeju Oluranti, J., Olowe Olugbenga, A., Taiwo Samuel, S., Adeyeye Adetunji, T. and Ojo Timothy

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