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Aflatoxin Control in Figs: Identification of Contaminated Figs, Agronomic Practices & Ecological Relationships

Investigators
Campbell, Bruce
Institutions
University of California - Parlier
Start date
1996
End date
2001
Objective
Reduce A. flavus colonization in fig orchards based on effects of sun and insect-feeding damage, especially naval orangeworm, and irrigation timing on aflatoxin levels in figs.
More information
Determine impact of irrigation, insect vectors and sun damage on levels of aflatoxin in figs.
Documents Grant Agreement with University of California, Parlier,CA.
FORMERLY: 0500-00029-039-01G.
Funding Source
Agricultural Research Service
Project number
5325-42000-025-01G
Accession number
400821
Categories
Mycotoxins
Commodities
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