publication . Article . 2013

MICROBIOLOGICAL QUALITY ASSESSMENT OF DRIED YAM CHIPS (Dioscorea rotundata) DURING STORAGE

Patricia F. Omojasola; Folashade T. Sanu;
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  • Published: 01 Dec 2013 Journal: Journal of Microbiology (issn: 1338-5178, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Slovak University of Agriculture
Abstract
Microbiological and physico-chemical analyses of dried yam chips (gbodo) retailed in four markets in Ilorin and its environs alongside a laboratory – prepared control were carried out over a six month period. Microbiological assay consisted of total viable and coliform counts as well as microbial isolation. A total of 11 fungi and 5 bacteria were isolated from the different samples which included Acremonium sp., Aspergillus fumigatus., A. niger, A. ochraceus, Fusarium solani, Mucor hiemalis, Mucor racemosus, Penicillum notatum, Rhizopus oryzae, Rhizopus stolonifer, Syncephalastrum racemosum and Bacillus cereus, Bacillus subtilis, Erwinia carotovora, Escherichia ...
Subjects
free text keywords: Dried yam chips, elubo, storage, gbodo, Microbiology, QR1-502
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