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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Title: Zygosaccharomyces Barker

Author
item Kurtzman, Cletus

Submitted to: Yeasts: A Taxonomic Study
Publication Type: Book / Chapter
Publication Acceptance Date: May 15, 1996
Publication Date: N/A

Technical Abstract: This book chapter provides comprehensive descriptions of the 9 species assigned to the yeast genus Zygosaccharomyces. Species of this genus are distributed worldwide. Several of the species are common spoilage microorganisms of salad dressings, catsup and other condiments causing millions of dollars in losses each year. In addition to the descriptions, this chapter describes laboratory methods for species identification.

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