31Aug 2014

The use of garlic powder culture media to enhance the growth of fungi like Candida albicans and some Aspergillus species

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Aim of study:To determine the beneficial use of garlic in media used for fungal growth ,regarding time and coast. Material and methods :Garlic was used to prepare a new media for fungal spieces growth like yeast and molds namely Aspergillus niger and Aspergillus fumigatus,using powder extract . Result:Garlic containing media was found to encourage the fungal growth when media autoclaved rather than inhibiting it ,as antimicrobial agent. conclusion:the use of this media is cheaper ,faster and reliable in enhancing molds and yeast growth.


[Wifaq Mahmood, Ali AL-Wattar, Abass Jumaa Sultan (2014); The use of garlic powder culture media to enhance the growth of fungi like Candida albicans and some Aspergillus species Int. J. of Adv. Res. 2 (8). 0] (ISSN 2320-5407). www.journalijar.com


Abass Jumaa Sultan


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