Problems of Mycotoxins in Africa - International Training Course: Training Activities on Food Contamination Control and Monitoring with Special Reference to Mycotoxins

United Nations Environment Programme ; Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (1985)

Mycotoxin is a term reserved for a group of highly toxic substances produced as secondary metabolites several fungi. These substances often differ greatly in structure, chemical and physical properties but possess the capability of producing pathological and other undesirable conditions in man and animal. Such conditions are normally referred to as mycotoxicoses.

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