Isolated microorganisms Microbial count load (cfu/g) of blend samples
0 24, NF 48, NF 24, CF 48, CF
Mold count at 25 °C /5-7 days 2.1×104 4×102 3.2×102 5×102 4×102
Yeast count at 22°C /5-7 days Nil 2.9×102 3.2×102 2.0×102 3.5×102
APC at 30°C/72 h 1.8×102 2.6×103 2.4×103 6.7×103 5.7×103
Coliform count 4.3×102 3.1×102 3.2×102 Nil Nil
Fecal coliform count Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil
E.coli count Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil
S.coccus spp Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil
Values in the same column with different superscripts for each type of analysis are significantly different at P < 0.05.
Table 7: Microbiological quality of blends at different fermentation time for NF and CF.