Bacterial strain Incubation period (days) Mold growth (visual) Zearalenone conc. (ppm) Zearalenone inhibition (%)
Control 10 +++ 3300 -
20 +++ 4900 -
L. paracasie subsp.paracasie 10 +++ 1405 57.4
20 +++ 1322 73
L. rhamnosus 10 - ND 100
20 - ND 100
Legend: (-) no mold growth, (+) weak growth, (++) moderate growth, (+++) strong growth, (ND) not detected
Table 2: Effect of L. paracasie subsp. Paracasie and Lactobacillus rhamnosus on growth of F. culmorum R 5321and Zearalenone production.