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454 Pyrosequencing-based assessment of bacterial diversity and community structure in termite guts, mounds and surrounding soils
Termites constitute part of diverse and economically important termite fauna in Africa, but information on gut microbiota and their associated soil microbiome is still inadequate. In this study, we assessed and compared ...
Potentially beneficial rhizobacteria associated with banana plants in Juja, Kenya
(Journal of Biodiversity and Environmental Science (JBES), 2015-08-26)
Climate and its changes have a direct impact on the development of the different hydrobiont species. These effects on climatic organisms could be either positive or negative. Every species adapts specifically to natural ...
Diversity of fungi in sediments and water sampled from the hot springs of Lake Magadi and Little Magadi in Kenya
(African Journal of Microbiology Research, 2016-03-14)
Lake Magadi and Little Magadi are saline, alkaline lakes lying in the southern part of Kenyan Rift Valley. Their solutes are supplied by a series of alkaline hot springs with temperatures as high as 86°C. Previous ...
Modulation of Aflatoxin Production by Interaction of Aspergillus Species from Eastern Kenya
(IOSR Journal of Environmental Science, Toxicology and Food Technology, 2019-04-13)
: Aflatoxin contamination of grain has continued to pose a significant threat to sustainable food security and trade worldwide. In the field, there are incidences of varying contamination levels in grain within the same ...