Integrated Crop Management News
 

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

9-27-2012

Abstract

In previous articles, we have discussed the aflatoxin issue from several angles – scouting, testing, use and handling. One key point is that once grain is dry and cold, or even just cold, the Aspergillus flavus fungus is rarely able to grow and produce more toxin. However, at least two problematic situations are arising –bin dryers operated at medium temperatures (below 120F) and high variability of moisture within fields.

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Iowa State University

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en

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