Morphological Characterization and Determination of Aflatoxin-Production Potentials of Aspergillus flavus Isolated from Maize and Soil in Kenya

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Matome Gabriel Thathana; Hunja Murage; Akebe Luther King Abia; Michael Pillay;
  • Publisher: MDPI AG
  • Journal: Agriculture (issn: 2077-0472)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3390/agriculture7100080
  • Subject: S1-972 | morphological characterization | Aflatoxins | UV Fluorescence | Aspergillus flavus | Agriculture (General) | Thin Layer Chromatography
    mesheuropmc: food and beverages | technology, industry, and agriculture | heterocyclic compounds

This study aimed at morphologically identifying Aspergillus flavus in soil and maize and at determining their aflatoxin-producing potentials. Five hundred and fourteen isolates obtained from maize and soil in Kenya were cultivated on Czapeck Dox Agar, Malt Extract Agar,... View more
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