Mycotoxins in Agriculture and Food Safety

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Describes a range of mycotoxins occurring as contaminants in agricultural crops and animal products, and details the implementation of food safety regulations via governmental and international agencies. The book charts the progress made in mycotoxicology since the early 1990s. It also profiles recent advances in mycotoxin analysis methods.
 

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Contents

Mycotoxins in Preharvest Contamination of Agricultural Crops
1
Distribution of Fusarium Species and Their Mycotoxins in Cereal
45
Toxigenic Alternaria Species of Economic Importance
65
Design of Sampling Plans for Determination of Mycotoxins
109
Mycotoxin Analytical Techniques
135
Theoretical
227
Mycotoxin Formation and Environmental Factors
255
Process of Contamination by AflatoxinProducing Fungi and Their
279
MANAGEMENT OF MYCOTOXIN CONTAMINATION
351
Detoxification of Mycotoxins and Food Safety
381
Effectiveness of Postharvest Procedures in Management
407
Risk Evaluation and Management in Radiation
435
Regulatory Control Programs for MycotoxinContaminated Food
459
Roles of National Governments and International Agencies
483
Index
497
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Involvement of Arthropods in the Establishment of Mycotoxigenic
307

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