Global Advanced Research Journal of Agricultural Science (GARJAS) ISSN: 2315-5094
October 2018 Vol. 7(10): pp. 311-316
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Occurrence Fusarium species, mycotoxins on cereal crops and their health implication

Gyimah Daniel Agyei1*, Liu Liping1, Jun Wang1, Jie Gao1


1Department of plant pathology, College of Agronomy, Jilin Agricultural University, Changchun, 2888 Xincheng Street, Changchun City, Jilin Province P.R. China

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Accepted 17 September, 2018



Cereal crops are the most economically important grains in the world. These crops  are not only used as a staple food for human consumption but also used as animal feed. The concept of Fusarium species causing diseases remains serious problem which severely affects cereal crop production and the grain quality. Mycotoxin produced by Fusarium species is considered to be a major contaminant of foods and feeds with health implications to farm animals and humans. Conventionally, control of Fusarium disease is achieved by chemical method.  However, public concern about soil pollution and chemical residues in agriculture products lead to research of alternative methods. Among these methods, biocontrol seems to be a promising. The aim of this paper is to review some of researches on common Fusarium spp. of cereal crops, mycotoxins  and their impact on farm animal and human health.

Keywords: Fusarium spp, Mycotoxins, Cereal crops. 






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