TITLE

Combined efforts to reduce aflatoxin contamination in corn

AUTHOR(S)
Smith, Ron
PUB. DATE
January 2010
SOURCE
Southwest Farm Press;1/14/2010, Vol. 37 Issue 2, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the combined efforts of plant breeders to manage the aflatoxin contamination affecting the corn industry in Texas. Seth Murray, Texas AgriLife plant breeder, states that plant breeding will be the first solution to aflatoxin during the Texas Plant Protection Association annual conference in College Station. He adds that breeding is also the least expensive methods of dealing with the issue, though they have not identified anything with complete resistance.
ACCESSION #
47786106

 

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