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A Case for Regular Aflatoxin Monitoring in Peanut Butter in Sub-Saharan Africa: Lessons from a 3-Year Survey in Zambia.
A 3-year comprehensive analysis of aflatoxin contamination in peanut butter was conducted in Zambia, sub-Saharan Africa. The study analyzed 954 containers of 24 local and imported peanut butter… Expand
Reducing Aflatoxins in Groundnuts through Integrated Management and Biocontrol
The groundnut, or peanut (Arachis hypogaea L.), is an important food and fodder crop in the farming systems of developing countries. The seed is high in oil (close to 50 percent for many … Expand
Uncommon occurrence ratios of aflatoxin B1, B2, G1, and G2 in maize and groundnuts from Malawi
We report an unusual aflatoxin profile in maize and groundnuts from Malawi, with aflatoxin G1 found routinely at equal or even higher levels than aflatoxin B1. Aflatoxin B1 (AFB1) ratio in a… Expand
Mitigating Aflatoxin Contamination in Groundnut through A Combination of Genetic Resistance and Post-Harvest Management Practices
Aflatoxin is considered a “hidden poison” due to its slow and adverse effect on various biological pathways in humans, particularly among children, in whom it leads to delayed development, stunted… Expand
Knowledge, Attitude and Practice of Malawian Farmers on Pre- and Post-Harvest Crop Management to Mitigate Aflatoxin Contamination in Groundnut, Maize and Sorghum—Implication for Behavioral Change
A knowledge, attitude and practice (KAP) study was conducted in three districts of Malawi to test whether the training had resulted in increased knowledge and adoption of recommended pre- and… Expand
A Critical Review of Aflatoxin Contamination of Peanuts in Malawi and Zambia: The Past, Present, and Future.
- S. Njoroge
- Biology, Medicine
- Plant disease
- 23 October 2018
Peanut (Arachis hypogaea L.) is an important crop in Malawi and Zambia. The crop is valued for soil improvement in cereal-based cropping systems, for improving the livelihoods of farming households… Expand
Aflatoxin B1 contamination of groundnut Arachis hypogaea L. in eastern Zambia
Groundnut is a rich source of protein and it is the second most widely grown crop in eastern Zambia. A survey was conducted in 2012 to determine the incidence of aflatoxin B1 contamination in… Expand
Determinants of Foreign Direct Investment Growth in Kenya
- S. Njoroge
- 10 June 2016
Exploiting Genetic Diversity for Blast Disease Resistance Sources in Finger Millet (Eleusine coracana)
Production, marketing and economic importance of mnazi and other coconut-based products in Kenya.
Study on production and marketing of palm wine (mnazi) and other coconut-based products was conducted at the coastal region of Kenya between June 2002 and April 2003. Both stratified and areasampling… Expand