Incidence of Mycotoxigenic Fungi on Peanut Seeds of Warangal district A.P

S. Kalyani S. Kalyani, S. Kiran S. Kiran, M. Surekha M. Surekha, S.M. Reddy S.M. Reddy
2011 Indian Journal Of Applied Research  
KEYWORDS Peanut, aflatoxin, ochratoxin A, zearalenone and citrinin ABSTRACT A total of 300 peanut seed samples were collected from different places of Warangal district in Andhra Pradesh during 2011-2012. In all 45 fungal species belonging 20 genera were isolated. The dominant fungal genera in peanut seeds were Aspergillus (50%), Fusarium (40.32%), Cladosporium (16.42%), Alternaria (17.14%), Curvularia lunata (15.71%) and Penicillium (23.57%) sps. Aflatoxins, sterigmatocystin, ochratoxin A,
more » ... inin and zeralenone were some of the mycotoxins detected in these samples.
doi:10.15373/2249555x/feb2014/15 fatcat:3bkvece3dzcm5aucfa22zcqhnq