Cultural and genetic approaches to managing mycotoxins in maize.

  title={Cultural and genetic approaches to managing mycotoxins in maize.},
  author={Gary P. Munkvold},
  journal={Annual review of phytopathology},
Infection of maize kernels by toxigenic fungi remains a challenging problem despite decades of research progress. Cultural practices, including crop rotation, tillage, planting date, and management of irrigation and fertilization, have limited effects on infection and subsequent mycotoxin accumulation. Current infrastructure and grain storage practices in developed countries can prevent postharvest development of mycotoxins, but this aspect remains a threat in developing countries, especially… CONTINUE READING

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