Mycotoxins Technical Articles


Article published the March 4, 2018:

The Preventive Effects of Different Doses of Glucomannan on Experimental Aflatoxicosis in Japanese Quails

INTRODUCTION Aflatoxins (AF) are toxic metabolites produced by fungi, such as Aspergillus flavus and Aspergillus parasiticus, and are considered to be the most harmful mycotoxins as they are highly toxic to an...
Author/s :
Orhan Yavuz
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Article published the March 1, 2018:

Effect of late-season nitrogen fertilization on grain yield and on flour rheological quality and stability in common wheat, under different production situations

Introduction Currently, the increasing demand for specific quality wheat by the milling sector and the food industry points out the necessity of obtaining wheat lots with high and homogeneous technological qua...
Author/s :
Amedeo ReyneriMassimo Blandino
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Article published the February 22, 2018:

Impact of Sowing Time, Hybrid and Environmental Conditions on the Contamination of Maize by Emerging Mycotoxins and Fungal Metabolites

Introduction Over the last decade, the increasing attention paid to safety aspects has affected cereal supply chains: the lack of adequate sanitary parameters pertaining to the presence of contaminants is actu...
Author/s :
Amedeo ReyneriMassimo BlandinoRudolf krska
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Article published the February 22, 2018:

The dry chain: Reducing postharvest losses and improving food safety in humid climates

1. The problem of postharvest food waste and toxicity A central issue for the 21st century is to continue to feed the growing human population in a sustainable manner, while accommodating the effects of climat...
Author/s :
Peetambar Dahal
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Article published the February 15, 2018:

Genotypic and Phenotypic Versatility of Aspergillus flavus during Maize Exploitation

Introduction Mycotoxin contamination of food and feed poses a serious concern for animal and human health. Aflatoxins, one of the major classes of mycotoxins, have received considerable attention, but research...
Author/s :
Charles P WoloshukGary PayneMassimo Reverberi
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Article published the January 23, 2018:

Fungi and Aflatoxin Occurrence in Fresh and Dried Vegetables Marketed in Minna, Niger State, Nigeria

Introduction A preliminary survey of fungi and mycotoxin contamination of fresh and dried vegetable plants stored for sale in Nigerian markets revealed that they are suitable substrates for various fungi growt...
Author/s :
Apeh DanielHenry Iheanacho Hussaini Anthony Makun
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Article published the January 18, 2018:

Formation of Mycotoxins

Role of Mycotoxins As the world’s population grows, access to a safe food supply will continue to be a global priority. In recent years, the world has experienced an increase of mycotoxin contamination i...
Author/s :
Sergio Paulo Severo De Souza Diniz
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Article published the January 15, 2018:

Nutriad Poland 2017 mycotoxin survey in maize

Mycotoxins are a hidden danger in animal feed. Mycotoxin and mould contamination of crops and feed negatively impacts feed quality and crop production. As much as 20% of the world’s cereal grains are gene...
Author/s :
Radka Borutova
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Article published the January 4, 2018:

Effect of climate change on Aspergillus flavus and aflatoxin B1 production

INTRODUCTION Food security has become a very important issue worldwide and the potential effects of climate change on yields and quality of food is now receiving significant attention by scientists, especially...
Author/s :
Naresh Magan
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Article published the December 28, 2017:

Determination of Urinary Biomarkers for Assessment of Short-Term Human Exposure to Aflatoxins in São Paulo, Brazil

1. Introduction Aflatoxins are secondary metabolites produced by fungi of the genus Aspergillus, mainly by species A. flavus, A. parasiticus and A. nomius. These fungi naturally grow in food products and are a...
Author/s :
Carlos Augusto Fernandes de OliveiraPollyana Souto
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