Aspergillus niger question

Larry London london at calypso.uucp
Fri Nov 6 20:34:18 EST 1992


In article <1992Nov6.145423.1835 at gnv.ifas.ufl.edu> wcf at gnv.ifas.ufl.edu writes:
>We are looking for information concerning the spraying of a product
>used as biological pest control which may be contaminated with 
>Aspergillus niger. What are the possible hazards associated with
>this organism related to plants or animals.

Isn't this the active ingredient in BEANO which is added to cooked beans
as a digestive aid? It would also be excellent on compost piles to help
convert raw biomass to humus. I think it breaks down cellulose & maybe lignin.



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