Ongoing research to reduce aflatoxin contamination in corn

Murray, Seth C.
December 2009
Southwest Farm Press;12/3/2009, Vol. 36 Issue 23, p9
Trade Publication
The article reports on the current research for the mitigation of aflatoxin contamination in corn farms in Texas. It mentions the challenges faced by several farmers due to aflatoxin contamination and notes its adverse effects to human and animal health. Meanwhile, it cites the efforts of the Texas AgriLife researchers in mitigating the contamination by investigating other alternatives, particularly the corn breeding and genetic development.


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