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Nutrición Hospitalaria

On-line version ISSN 1699-5198Print version ISSN 0212-1611

Abstract

XU, Li-fa et al. Study of acaroid mites pollution in stored fruit-derived Chinese medicinal materials. Nutr. Hosp. [online]. 2015, vol.32, n.2, pp.732-737. ISSN 1699-5198.  http://dx.doi.org/10.3305/nh.2015.32.2.9115.

Objective: to investigate the species and breeding density of acaroid mites in stored fruit-derived Chinese medicinal materials in Anhui province. Methods: samples of stored fruit-derived Chinese medicinal materials were collected from 30 herb stores and storehouses in 17 Anhui cities, where the breeding acaroids mites were detected. Results: 20 species of acaroids mites were found in 33 samples, belonging to 15 genus, 5 families of the acaridae respectively, among which T. putrescentiae, A. farinae, C. lactis, and C. berlesei are predominant species. Conclusion: stored fruit-derived Chinese medicinal materials in Anhui areas suffer from serious acaroid mites pollution. Therefore, proactive measures should be taken to control acaroid mites from breeding in an effort to reduce the harm on medicinal materials.

Keywords : Stored fruit-derived Chinese medicinal materials; Acaroid mites; Habitat; Allergic diseases; Anhui province.

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