Volume : IV, Issue : II, February - 2014

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

S. Kalyani, S. Kiran, M. Surekha, S. M. Reddy

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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, citrinin and zeralenone were some of the mycotoxins detected in these samples.

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S. Kalyani, S. Kiran, M. Surekha, S.M. Reddy Incidence of Mycotoxigenic Fungi on Peanut Seeds of Warangal district A.P. Indian Journal of Applied Research, Vol.IV, Issue. II


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