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[ Article ] Maize Fungal Growth Control with Scopoletin of Cassava Roots Produced in Benin

Date de soumission: 19-01-2017
Année de Publication: 2017
Entité/Laboratoire Autres laboratoires
Document type : Article
Discipline(s) : Chimie
Titre Maize Fungal Growth Control with Scopoletin of Cassava Roots Produced in Benin
Auteurs Ba Rafiatou [1], Alfa Teou [2], Gbaguidi A. Fernand [3], Novidzro Kosi Mawuéna [4], Dotse Kokouvi [5], Koudouvo Koffi [6], Houngue Ursula [7], Hounsode Marcel T. Donou [8], Koumaglo Kossi Honoré [9], Ameyapoh Yaovi [10], Baba-Moussa Lamine [11],
Journal: International Journal of Microbiology
Catégorie Journal: Internationale
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Volume Journal: 2017
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Resume The chemical contamination of food is among the main public health issues in developing countries. With a view to find new natural bioactive products against fungi responsible for chemical contamination of staple food such as maize, the antifungal activity tests of scopoletin extracted from different components of the cassava root produced in Benin were carried out. The dosage of scopoletin from parts of the root (first skin, second skin, whole root, and flesh) was done by High Performance Liquid Chromatography. The scopoletin extract was used to assess the activity of 12 strains (11 strains of maize and a reference strain). The presence of scopoletin was revealed in all components of the cassava root. Scopoletin extracted from the first skin cassava root was the most active both as inhibition of sporulation (52.29 to 87.91%) and the mycelial growth (36.51–80.41%). Scopoletin extract from the cassava root skins showed significant inhibitory activity on the tested strains with fungicide concentration (MFC) between 0.0125 mg/mL and 0.1 mg/mL. The antifungal scopoletin extracted from the cassava root skins may be well beneficial for the fungal control of the storage of maize
Mots clés chemical contamination; scopoletin; Cassava Roots
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