African Journal of
Microbiology Research

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Microbiol. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0808
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJMR
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 5233

Table of Content: 14 November, 2018; 12(42)

November 2018

Diversity of culturable endophytic fungi of Hevea guianensis: A latex producer native tree from the Brazilian Amazon

Hevea guianensis is a species of rubber tree native to the Amazon rainforest. This tree is highly exploited for latex extraction but is not cultivated. Therefore, few studies have investigated its microbiota. The aim of this study was to analyze the diversity of endophytic fungi in the leaves, stems and roots of H. guianensis trees from the Brazilian Amazon. A total of 92 fungi were isolated from different tissues of...

Author(s): Kaliane Sírio Araújo, Vanessa Nascimento Brito, Tomás Gomes Reis Veloso, Tiago de Souza Leite, Olinto Liparini Pereira, Eduardo Seiti Gomide Mizubuti and Marisa Vieira de Queiroz

November 2018

Impact of faecal bacteria contamination on drinking water supply in Aghien Lagoon, Abidjan, Ivory Coast

In developing countries, urban surface waters are particularly affected by faecal pollution from domestic wastewaters due to the lack of sanitation and wastewater treatment plants. The presence of pathogenic microorganisms limits the uses of these waters for recreation and economic activities. In Ivory Coast, due to the important gap between water demand and water supply in urban areas, use of surface waters for the...

Author(s): Nouho Koffi Ouattara, Cyr-Kevin Yao Kouamé Bamory Kamagaté, Lanciné Goné Droh, Allassane Ouattara and Germain Gourène