Incidence of aflatoxin in Nigerian sorghum

Uraih, N. and Ogbadu, G. (1980) Incidence of aflatoxin in Nigerian sorghum. Microbios Letters, 14 (54). pp. 29-31.

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Aflatoxins B1 and G1 were demonstrated by column and thin-layer chromatography in all of 8 harvested sorghum samples, in the range 30.32-211.20 and 2.4-208 mu g/kg, respectively. It is suggested that aflatoxin contamination may be prevented by rapid drying of sorghum to a water content at which the growth of toxigenic Aspergillus spp. cannot occur

Item Type: Article
Author Affiliation: Department of Biological Sciences, Benin University, Benin City, Nigeria
Subjects: Postharvest Management > Food Technology
Divisions: Sorghum
Depositing User: Ms K Syamalamba
Date Deposited: 28 May 2012 08:44
Last Modified: 28 May 2012 08:44

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