Experts and Doctors on aflatoxins in Mississippi, United States
Locale: Mississippi, United States
Abbas H, Williams W, Windham G, Pringle H, Xie W, Shier W. Aflatoxin and fumonisin contamination of commercial corn (Zea mays) hybrids in Mississippi. J Agric Food Chem. 2002;50:5246-54 pubmed
Abbas H, Accinelli C, Zablotowicz R, Abel C, Bruns H, Dong Y, et al
. Dynamics of mycotoxin and Aspergillus flavus levels in aging Bt and non-Bt corn residues under Mississippi no-till conditions. J Agric Food Chem. 2008;56:7578-85 pubmed publisher
..Levels of all mycotoxins and A. flavus propagules were lower in harvested grain and debris from Bt than non-Bt corn, but differences were significant (p < 0.05) only for aflatoxins. ..
Hawkins L, Windham G, Williams W. Effect of different postharvest drying temperatures on Aspergillus flavus survival and aflatoxin content in five maize hybrids. J Food Prot. 2005;68:1521-4 pubmed
..flavus kernel infection, from 11 to 3%. This information is useful in determining a range of temperatures that can be used for drying seed when fungal infection, stress cracks, and seed viability are of interest. ..
Kelley R, Williams W, Mylroie J, Boykin D, Harper J, Windham G, et al
. Identification of maize genes associated with host plant resistance or susceptibility to Aspergillus flavus infection and aflatoxin accumulation. PLoS ONE. 2012;7:e36892 pubmed publisher
..This study was conducted to identify maize genes associated with host plant resistance or susceptibility to A. flavus infection and aflatoxin accumulation...
Abbas H, Accinelli C, Shier W. Biological Control of Aflatoxin Contamination in U.S. Crops and the Use of Bioplastic Formulations of Aspergillus flavus Biocontrol Strains To Optimize Application Strategies. J Agric Food Chem. 2017;65:7081-7087 pubmed publisher
..The ultimate goal of biocontrol research is to produce biocontrol systems that can be applied to crops only when long-range weather forecasting indicates they will be needed. ..