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Effectiveness of hermetic storage vessels in reducing aflatoxin B1 and fumonisin B1 in maize grain from Shamva and Makoni districts of Zimbabwe
Maize, the major staple food in Zimbabwe is susceptible to infection with fungi and contamination with mycotoxins. Contamination of maize with mycotoxins including aflatoxins and fumonisins is of major human health concern. ...
The effect of storage time on the levels of aflatoxins in stored legumes and assessment of good agricultural practices of smallholder farmers in Shamva and Makoni districts, Zimbabwe
Legumes are an important source of food in developing countries and are highly prone to aflatoxin contamination. Significant health risks associated with aflatoxins in humans include liver cancer, teratogenicity, weakened ...