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The Analysis of S.C. Crops for the Prevalence of Mold and the Reduction of Aflatoxins By Ozone

Investigators
Stukes, James
Institutions
South Carolina State University
Start date
2018
End date
2021
Objective
The hypothesis is that the prevalence of mold and aflatoxin contamination will vary among the farms and crops tested in S.C. The goal of the study is to analyze the incidence of mold and aflatoxin contamination on wheat, soybean, and cottonseed crops obtained from S.C. farms. Moreover, the effectiveness of ozone for contamination purposes will be tested.
Funding Source
Nat'l. Inst. of Food and Agriculture
Project source
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Project number
SCX311-24-18
Accession number
1016394
Categories
Bacterial Pathogens
Mycotoxins