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Fusarium Species Isolated from Forest Soil Samples

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Author(s): Latiffah, Z. | Azaman, R. S.

Journal: Malaysian Journal of Microbiology
ISSN 1823-8262

Volume: 7;
Issue: 3;
Start page: 171;
Date: 2011;
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Keywords: Forest soil | F. solani | F. oxysporum

ABSTRACT
A total of 46 isolates of Fusarium were isolated from six forest soil samples in Muka Head, Teluk Bahang, Pulau Pinang. Two Fusarium species were identified from the soil samples namely, F. solani (93.5%) and F. oxysporum (6.5%). The present study showed that the diversity and occurrences of Fusarium species in forest soil was low compared to cultivated soils.
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