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The role of genetic and phenotypic diversity in maize and its effects on aflatoxin accumulation by the fungus Aspergillus flavus
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2008)
Accumulation of the potent carcinogen, aflatoxin, in maize poses a significant health risk to humans and animals. Most commercially grown maize lines are susceptible to infection by the fungus that synthesizes aflatoxin, ...