Fusarium mycotoxin content of UK organic and conventional wheat.

  title={Fusarium mycotoxin content of UK organic and conventional wheat.},
  author={S G Edwards},
  journal={Food additives & contaminants. Part A, Chemistry, analysis, control, exposure & risk assessment},
  volume={26 4},
Each year (2001-2005), 300 samples of wheat from fields of known agronomy were analysed for ten trichothecenes by gas chromatography-mass spectrometry (GC/MS) including deoxynivalenol (DON), nivalenol, 3-acetyl-DON, 15-acetyl-DON, fusarenone X, T2 toxin, HT2 toxin, diacetoxyscirpenol, neosolaniol and T-2 triol and zearalenone by high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC). Of the eleven mycotoxins analysed from 1624 harvest samples of wheat, only eight were detected, and of these only five… CONTINUE READING

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