Corpus ID: 127998251

Aflatoxin B1 contamination of groundnut Arachis hypogaea L. in eastern Zambia

@inproceedings{Njoroge2013AflatoxinBC,
  title={Aflatoxin B1 contamination of groundnut Arachis hypogaea L. in eastern Zambia},
  author={S. Njoroge and F. Waliyar and M. Siambi and K. Kanenga and S. Anitha and E. Chilumpha and Joseph Maruwo and E. Monyo},
  year={2013}
}
  • S. Njoroge, F. Waliyar, +5 authors E. Monyo
  • Published 2013
  • Biology
  • 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 groundnuts from several districts important in groundnut production in eastern Zambia. Nyimba and Mambwe districts are in the Luangwa Valley and are comparatively hotter and drier than Chipata and Petauke districts which lie in the cooler plateau. 399, 1 kg unshelled groundnut samples were collected from… CONTINUE READING