JAIC 1990, Volume 29, Number 2, Article 4 (pp. 153 to 168)
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JAIC 1990, Volume 29, Number 2, Article 4 (pp. 153 to 168)

FUNGICIDAL EFFICACY OF SELECTED CHEMICALS IN THYMOL CABINETS

RALPH A. GUSTAFSON, INGRID R. MODARESI, GEORGIA V. HAMPTON, RONALD J. CHEPESIUK, & GLORIA A. KELLEY


ABSTRACT—The fungicidal efficacy of eight chemicals for possible use in thymol cabinets was investigated. Of the eight, only thymol and paraformaldehyde exhibited fungicidal activity against mold cultures. None of the eight chemicals were effective in killing indigenous mold on mildewed books.

Article Sections:

1. INTRODUCTION
2. MATERIALS AND METHODS
3. RESULTS
4. DISCUSSION
a: References , Author Information
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