RM5 mln grant for devt of mushroom, ginger products

The Borneo Post (2021) RM5 mln grant for devt of mushroom, ginger products.

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Uncontrolled Keywords: Yayasan Sabah, Presented a grant worth RM million to Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) for the development of mushroom and ginger products, UMS Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research and Innovation), Prof Madya Ts. Dr. Ramzah Dambul, Strategic project initiative for the socio-economic sector and could even change the bio-agro landscape in Sabah, The problem now is that there are no structured research-driven initiatives to study the development of the mushroom sector, UMS research team, led by Dr. Jaya Seelan Sathiya had since identified 1,250 species of Bornean wild mushrooms, Forty-five per cent of the mushrooms have pharmaceutical value, of which 18 species have already completed fundamental studies, Twenty-five per cent are in the edible category, five species are in the 'domestication' stage to be translated into the agro-industry, It grows roots form within the body and then kills the host, Mushrooms could also be turned into organic dyes, which could be used on paper and textiles
Subjects: Q Science > QK Botany > QK1-989 Botany > QK504-(638) Cryptogams
T Technology > TP Chemical technology > TP1-1185 Chemical technology
Depositing User: ZAITUN BINTI MARJAN -
Date Deposited: 24 Sep 2021 21:56
Last Modified: 24 Sep 2021 21:56
URI: http://eprints.ums.edu.my/id/eprint/30746

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