Effects of planting and harvesting dates on Fusarium verticillioides (Sacc.) Nir

Last updated 31st Aug 2017
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PhD student, University of Ghent

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Customise variety maturity, planting and harvesting of maize when fumonisin content is lowest

Fumonisins are toxigenic compounds produced by some Fusarium fungi. The toxins contaminate the maize grains, the major staple food produced mainly by smallholder farmers in Tanzania. Biotic (insect...