Inhibition of Aspergillus flavus colonization and aflatoxin (AfB1) in peanut by methyleugenol.

@article{Sudhakar2009InhibitionOA,
  title={Inhibition of Aspergillus flavus colonization and aflatoxin (AfB1) in peanut by methyleugenol.},
  author={Palagiri Sudhakar and Ps Aruna Latha and Yelam Sreenivasulu and B Vijaya Bhaskar Reddy and Tamiloli Hemalatha and Mungara Balakrishna and Kambhan Raja Reddy},
  journal={Indian journal of experimental biology},
  year={2009},
  volume={47 1},
  pages={
          63-7
        }
}
Methyleugenol is naturally occurring substance in oils and fruits and in various foods as flavoring agent. Effect of this methyleugenol in inhibiting A. flavus colonization and aflatoxin production on peanut pods and kernels has been studied. Spray of methyleugenol (0.5%) on peanut pods and kernels checked the colonization of A. flavus and aflatoxin synthesis. This chemical can be used as both prophylactic or post infection spray on peanut pods before storage. It is the first report on the… CONTINUE READING

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