PREVALENCE OF YEASTS AND MOULDS IN DAIRY PLANT ENVIRONMENT

Article Id: ARCC2628 | Page : 50 - 52
Citation :- PREVALENCE OF YEASTS AND MOULDS IN DAIRY PLANT ENVIRONMENT.Asian Journal Of Dairy and Food Research.2008.(27):50 - 52
G.Rajarajan, A.Elango and C.Naresh Kumar
Address : Department of Dairy Science, Madras Veterinary College, Chennai-600 007, India

Abstract

The prevalence of yeasts and moulds in dairy plant environment was higher in summer than in winter. The yeasts and moulds count of air samples obtained from vat area was higher when compared to air samples of package area. Saccharomyces spp was the predominant yeast while penicillium spp and Aspergillus spp were the predominant moulds encountered in air samples of khoa plant.

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