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Abstract Levels of aflatoxin B 1 and fumonisin B 1 in maize samples collected from rural households in Shamva and Makoni districts of Zimbabwe were determined. Aflatoxin B 1 was determined using high… Continue Reading
Aflatoxins, mainly produced by Aspergillus flavus and Aspergillus parasiticus, are highly toxic and may lead to health problems such as liver cancer. Exposure to aflatoxins may result from ingestion… Continue Reading
The longitudinal study assessed the effectiveness of hermetic storage technology in limiting aflatoxin exposure among women aged 15-45 years and children under five years of age from households in ...
Maize is a key food security crop in Zimbabwe and a diet staple, but poor storage technologies result in significant crop losses and the degradation of produce quality. Fungi can produce harmful… Continue Reading