Integrated Crop Management News
 

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

10-6-2004

Abstract

There has been elevated concern again this year about mycotoxins in grain, especially aflatoxins. Aflatoxins are not a common problem in Iowa, but the dry weather that occurred in some parts of the state caused stress on the plants, which lead to aflatoxin problems. Corn plants that experience drought stress are more susceptible than usual to the fungus that produces aflatoxins, Aspergillus flavus.

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Iowa State University

Language

en

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