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BIOCHEMICAL, PHYSICAL, MICROBIOLOGICAL MANAGEMENT FOR PREVENTION OF MYCOTOXINS IN PEANUTS

Investigators
Dorner, Joe
Institutions
USDA - Agricultural Research Service
Start date
2001
End date
2005
Objective
Develop economical, practical, and effective formulations for delivery of aflatoxin biocontrol, organisms to the field; Obtain EPA registration of an aflatioxin biopesticide and implement its use in commercial peanut production; Characterize the toxigenicity and pathogenicity of native Aspergillus populations and identify more aggressive competitors against naturally occuring strains;develop peanut cultivars with enhanced resistance to mycotoxin contamination.
Funding Source
Agricultural Research Service
Project source
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Project number
6604-42000-007-00D
Accession number
404775
Categories
Mycotoxins
Commodities
Nuts, Seeds