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Preharvest Control of Aflatoxin

Investigators
Robens, Jane
Institutions
USDA - Agricultural Research Service
Start date
1998
End date
2013
Objective
Prevent aflatoxin contamination in preharvest peanuts, corn, cottonseed and treenuts.
More information
  1. To incorporate resistance to preharvest infection and aflatoxin production by Aspergillus flavus/parasiticus into regionally adapted and accepted crop lines.
  2. To prevent aflatoxin contamination of cultivated croops by introducing into field environments suitable competing microorganisms having the ability to exclude native aflatoxin producing fungi from cultivated crops.
Funding Source
Agricultural Research Service
Project source
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Project number
0500-00029-001-00D
Accession number
145783
Categories
Mycotoxins
Commodities
Nuts, Seeds