TITLE

AF 36 gives Texas corn farmers a second biocontrol product for aflatoxin

AUTHOR(S)
Smith, Ron
PUB. DATE
April 2011
SOURCE
Southwest Farm Press;4/7/2011, Vol. 38 Issue 10, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on AF 36 biocontrol product used in controlling aflatoxin in corn plants in various farms in Texas. It notes that AF 36 is capable of reducing levels of aflatoxin produced by the fungus Aspergillus flavus that has continuously posed a threat to corn production. Moreover, this product is also effective even under conditions favorable for the growth of this toxic fungus.
ACCESSION #
59920493

 

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