International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development

ISSN Online: 2349-4182
ISSN Print: 2349-5979

Vol. 2, Issue 5 (2015)

Effects of Various Carbohydrates on the Growth of Rhizopus stolonifer

Author(s): Ibrahim. M, Shehu. K
Abstract: The growth of Rhizopus stolonifer on different carbon sources was investigated. The carbon sources used include starch, sucrose, glucose, fructose and maltose. The fungus grew well on original Czapek-Dox agar medium as well as that with substituted carbon sources. Among the carbon sources used glucose supported the best growth. The Growth in starch and sucrose also proved to be favourable and least growth was observed in fructose and maltose
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