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Study on seasonal variation of air mycoflora of kitchen as compared to outdoor environment of Jabalpur city, India

Author Affiliations

  • 1Department of Post Graduate Studies and Research in Biological Science, Rani Durgavati University, Jabalpur, MP, India
  • 2Department of Post Graduate Studies and Research in Biological Science, Rani Durgavati University, Jabalpur, MP, India
  • 3Department of Post Graduate Studies and Research in Biological Science, Rani Durgavati University, Jabalpur, MP, India

Int. Res. J. Environment Sci., Volume 7, Issue (4), Pages 13-21, April,22 (2018)

Abstract

The present approach aims to screen out the fungal load in different seasons in kitchen environment of Jabalpur city. The air sampling was conducted using Anderson two stage Sampler containing SDA plates. Different kitchen environments of Jabalpur city were surveyed every month for a period of one year (January 2015-December 2015). The maximum number of fungal species was recorded in winter and minimum in summer. Thus, the fungal count and frequency of particular fungi is largely dependent on weather and season conditions.

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