Antifungal Pepper Compound Has Potential in Agriculture, Medicine

Spicing up more than cuisine, cayenne peppers contain a compound that holds promise in both agricultural and medical applications as an antifungal agent.

Cayenne peppers, and crushed red pepper flakes, contain an antifungal compound.
Cayenne peppers, and crushed red pepper flakes, contain an antifungal compound.
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