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Can healthy soils and foliar sprays reduce the mycotoxin risk in crops?
March 25, 2021
The infection of crops by fungal pathogens has the ability to reduce crop yield and quality, however, what is often of greater concern to livestock producers is the secondary metabolites which these fungi produce.
Climate change and mycotoxin risk: Analysing an evolving problem
March 19, 2021
Climate conditions can profoundly affect growth, distribution and mycotoxin production in fungi, changes in climatic conditions has the potential to increase the risks that mycotoxigenic fungi pose to food and feed safety.
Climate change and mycotoxins: untangling a complex web
January 27, 2021
The work carried out by the Alltech Mycotoxin Management platform and Alltech Crop Science specifically focuses on the reduction of mycotoxins in finished feed and their impact on animal health, performance and profitability, subsequently helping the global agricultural industry work toward a Planet of Plenty.
Mycotoxins are toxic compounds that are naturally produced by certain types of molds (fungi). Molds that can produce mycotoxins grow on numerous foodstuffs such as cereals, dried fruits, nuts and spices and feedstuffs such as corn, wheat, barley, silage, haylage, grass, etc.