Tech Thursday: Scientist use extracts from rice false smut disease to fight infection


Tech Thursday: Scientist use extracts from rice false smut disease to fight infection


The famous Penicillin used extensively to fight bacterial infection was accidentally discovered from a fungus. Rice False Smut disease can lay waste several hectares of rice fields as much as 75% loss.

But there is a bright side as the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science has successfully used the extracts from this stubborn disease to fight infection.

Luv FM’s Kwasi Debrah spoke with Judith Anane, a chemistry graduate of the University.

Watch the report:





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