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Fungal infestation and mycotoxins contamination of paddy of flooded areas of Godavari belt region of Telangana State, India
S. Kiran*, M. Surekha and S.M. Reddy

Department of Botany, Toxicology Laboratory, Kakatiya University
Warangal 506 009, Telangana State, India

Fungal infestation and mycotoxin contamination of paddy of flood affected region during (2012-2013) was analysed. In all 34 fungal species representing 16 genera could be isolated. However, the incidence of different fungi varied with the flood affected area and condition of sample. Significant percentage of moulds was mycotoxigenic and elaborated variety and varying amount of mycotoxins. Aflatoxins, patulin, CPA, citrinin, zearalenone, deoxynivalenol and ochratoxin A were detected in one or other paddy sample.

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How to Cite this Article:
S. Kiran, M Surekha and SM Reddy, 2015. Fungal infestation and mycotoxins contamination of paddy of flooded areas of Godavari belt region of Telangana State, India. Science Research Reporter, 5(1):30-35.

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