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Isolation and morphological identification of soil fungi from agricultural soil in Kuantan

Ahmad Azmi, Nur Sabrina and Hisham, Asma Adiba (2021) Isolation and morphological identification of soil fungi from agricultural soil in Kuantan. Journal Clean WAS (JCleanWAS), 5 (1). pp. 31-34. ISSN 2521-0912 E-ISSN 2521-0513

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Soil fungi possess a great number of potential benefits that could be applied in various fields. They are well-known for acting as plant-growth promoter, biocontrol agent of plant diseases and involves in bioremediation. In this study, the fungi were isolated from used agricultural soil in Glasshouse and Nursery Complex (GNC), International Islamic University Malaysia, Kuantan, Pahang using serial dilution and plating techniques. Around 10 isolates of soil fungi were successfully isolated and the identification of all isolates were based on their cultural and morphological characteristics. The fungi were discovered to be from genus Cladorrhinum, Penicillium, Paecilomyces and Aspergillus.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 8711/90727
Uncontrolled Keywords: Soil fungi, Cladorrhinum, Penicillium, Paecilomyces, Aspergillus, agricultural soil.
Subjects: Q Science > Q Science (General)
S Agriculture > S Agriculture (General)
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Science
Kulliyyah of Science > Department of Plant Science
Depositing User: Dr Nur Sabrina Ahmad Azmi
Date Deposited: 12 Jul 2021 00:34
Last Modified: 03 Aug 2021 10:00
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/90727

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