Effect of climate change on Aspergillus flavus and aflatoxin B1 production

Published on: 09/22/2019
Author/s : Angel Medina , Alicia Rodriguez and Naresh Magan. / Applied Mycology Group, Cranfield Soil and AgriFood Institute, Cranfield University, Cranfield, Bedford, UK.

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 from a risk analysis perspective. The moldy contamination of staple foods such as cereals has received attention because of their acute and chronic effects in humans and animals. Indeed, th...

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Zhamharyan Lusine Zhamharyan Lusine
PhD, Biology
September 22, 2019

I completely agree with your research data regarding climate effect on mold growth and mycotoxins production.

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