Genetic Resistance a Key to Controlling Aflatoxin

Lynch, R. E. and Holbrook, C. C. (1996) Genetic Resistance a Key to Controlling Aflatoxin. USDA-ARS, USA.

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Aflatoxin is carcinogenic. Peanuts with more than 20 parts per billion cannot be sold for human consumption but must be processed into lower value products. That, of course, means losses for peanut growers and shelling companies that buy peanuts—meaning a potential loss of jobs and income for rural areas.

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Additional Information: "Genetic Resistance a Key To Controlling Aflatoxin" was published in the July 1996 issue of Agricultural Research magazine.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Aflatoxin
Author Affiliation: USDA-ARS Crop Genetics and Breeding Research Unit
Subjects: Plant Protection > Pesticides
Divisions: Groundnut
Depositing User: Mr Siva Shankar
Date Deposited: 09 Aug 2012 07:42
Last Modified: 09 Aug 2012 07:44
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