Studies on estuarine yeasts: 4. Pectinolytic yeasts in mangroves

N.A. DeSouza, J. DeSouza


From the mangroves of Chapora, Mandovi and Zuari estuaries of Goa, India, 112 yeast isolates were obtained. Of these 96 were found to have pectinolytic properties. Filamentous forms were predominant. The total yeast population in the mangroves in relation to total organic carbon, nitrogen and phosphorus has been discussed


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