ANTIFUNGAL ACTIVITY SCREENING IN VARIOUS FLOWERS EXTRACTS
Flowers have various pigments which are responsible for their bright colors. In the present study ,various flowers such as Hibiscus, Como mile, Mullai, Rose, and Marigold flowers used to prepare aqueous extracts .In the yeast culture medium,10% extracts are individually added and yeast culture also inoculated at 37oC.After 48 hours incubation, biomass production of yeast were calculated. The minimum growth was observed in Mullai and Marigold flower extracts. So it is concluded that these extracts are suitable for prepare new antifungal preservatives.
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