M. MURUGANANDAM AND V.TAMIZHAZHAGAN
Background: Flowers have various pigments which are responsible for their bright colors. Methods: In the present study, various flowers such as Hibiscus, Como mile, Arabian jasmine, Rose, and Marigold flowers used to prepare aqueous extracts. In the yeast culture medium,10% extracts are individually added and yeast culture also inoculated at 37oC.After 48 hours of incubation, biomass production of yeast was calculated. Results: The minimum growth was observed in Arabian Jasmine and Marigold flower extracts. Conclusion: it is concluded that these extracts are not suitable for prepare new antifungal preservatives.