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|Title:||Inhibition of Aspergillus flavus colonization and aflatoxin (AfB1) in peanut by methyleugenol|
Reddy, B V Bhaskar
Hemalatha, T M
|Abstract:||Methyleugenol is naturally occurring substance in oils and fruits and in various foods as flavoring agent. Effect of this methyleugenol in inhibiting A. flavus colonization and aflatoxin production on peanut pods and kernels has been studied. Spray of methyleugenol (0.5 %) on peanut pods and kernels checked the colonization of A. flavus and aflatoxin synthesis. This chemical can be used as both prophylactic or post infection spray on peanut pods before storage. It is the first report on the inhibition of A.flavus by methyleugenol on peanut.|
|Appears in Collections:||IJEB Vol.47(01) [January 2009]|
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