Bacterial strain Incubation period (days) Mold growth (visual) DON conc. (ppm) DON inhibition (%)
Control 10 +++ 69.2 -
20 +++ 481.6 -
L. paracasie subsp. paracasie 10 ++ 37.9 45.2
20 ++ 208.1 56.8
L. rhamnosus 10 - ND 100
20 - ND 100
Legend: (-) no mold growth, (+) weak growth, (++) moderate growth, (+++) strong growth, (ND) not detected.
Table 1: Effect of L. paracasie subsp. Paracasie and Lactobacillus rhamnosus on growth of F. graminearum R6574 and Deoxynivalenol production.