Surveys of Australian feedstuffs for toxigenic strains of Aspergillus flavus and for aflaxtoxin.


Because of the high prevalence of toxigenic A. flavus in commercial feed sources it is suggested that there is a danger of aflatoxin contamination if conditions are conducive to fungal growth. Under climatic conditions such as those experienced in the unusually wet summer of 1973-74 in many parts of Australia or where storage conditions are unsuitable… (More)