Mycotoxins Technical Articles
Twenty years ago clays were used as anti-caking agents. In the 80's, Research
was done by Dr. Taylor and Dr. Phillips 87-88 with Hydrated Sodium Calcium Aluminum
Silicates (HSCAS) as an Aflat...
Fusarium in Wheat and Barley
Wheat, corn, and barley together account for about 65% of the world production
cereals, and all are susceptible to pre-harvest infection by Fusarium f...
Swine are sensitive to mycotoxins, especially nursing or nursery-age swine. In general, mycotoxins cause reductions in feed intake, growth performance, and immune function when levels are relatively low....
Mycotoxins are secondary metabolites (by-products) produced by various generations
of fungi when they grow on agricultural products before or after harvest or during
transportation or storage. In general, t...
The following article is a special collaboration from AFMA (Animal Feed Manufacturers
We thank their kind support.
Zearalenone is a resorcyclic acid lactone co...
Fusarium Head Blight has become the most important cereal disease in Manitoba.
FHB was first reported in Manitoba in 1923. It then either disappeared or existed
at negligible levels until 1984 when the firs...
Magdalena Tomaševic-Canovic* - Aleksandra Dakovic - Vesna Markovic
- Dragan Stojšic1
Institute for Technology of Nuclear and Other Mineral Raw Materials, P. O.
Box 390, YU-11001,
Belgrade and 1 VMA - In...
Aflatoxin affects all poultry species. Although it generally takes relatively
high levels to cause mortality, low levels can be detrimental if continually fed.
Young poultry, especially ducks and turkeys, a...
Mycotoxins are toxic secondary metabolites of moulds and their negative effects on poultry
production are difficult to overestimate. More than 300 mycotoxins have been shown to induce signs of ...