Mycotoxins - prevention and decontamination by yeasts.

  title={Mycotoxins - prevention and decontamination by yeasts.},
  author={Walter P Pfliegler and T{\"u}nde Pusztahelyi and Istv{\'a}n P{\'o}csi},
  journal={Journal of basic microbiology},
  volume={55 7},
The application of yeasts has great potential in reducing the economic damage caused by toxigenic fungi in the agriculture. Some yeasts may act as biocontrol agents inhibiting the growth of filamentous fungi. These species may also gain importance in the preservation of agricultural products and in the reduction of their mycotoxin contamination, yet the extent of mycotoxin production in the presence of biocontrol agents is relatively less understood. The application of yeasts in various… CONTINUE READING
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