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

Knowledge on Utilization of Wild Mushrooms by the Local Communities in the Selous-Niassa Corridor in Ruvuma Region, Tanzania

Article in Press

Mushrooms are non-timber forest products that are used as nutraceutical, medicinal, and income-generating resources in rural communities in the Southern Highlands of Tanzania. Wide utilization, increasing population growth, deforestation, and expansion of agricultural land threaten fungal diversity in the area. The present study focused on documentation of mushroom species used by the local communities in the...

Author(s):Michael Qwarse, Mainen Moshi, Matobola Joel Mihale, Alphonce Ignace Marealle, Joseph Sempombe and Veronica Mugoyela

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

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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

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

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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.

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

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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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