TITLE

Multi-pronged approach essential to manage Aflatoxin in corn

AUTHOR(S)
Smith, Ron
PUB. DATE
February 2011
SOURCE
Southwest Farm Press;2/10/2011, Vol. 38 Issue 5, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the proposals given by pathologist Tom Isakeit during the Texas Plant Protection Association annual meeting in College Station, Texas. He stresses the need to use preventive measures for aflatoxin contamination in corn including the use of tight husk, cultural practices among farmers and biological controls. Furthermore, he also proposes the implementation of field segregation during harvest and maintenance of proper storage after harvest to prevent contamination.
ACCESSION #
58651413

 

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