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Aflatoxin - fighting an invisible killer

Danger in field and store
  • Poison producer
  • Danger in field and store
  • Afflicting health and trade
  • Post-harvest protection
  • Technical solution
  • Fighting fungus with fungus
  • Heading for the field
  • Spreading safety
  • Measuring the impact
  • Scaling up and out

Danger in field and store

Beginning in the field, the fungus continues to grow and produce poisons in stored crops after harvest. Aflatoxins in crops used as livestock feed can impact on animal health and productivity.

picture credit: © IITA



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