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- Hua, Sui Sheng T.; McAlpin, Cesaria E.; Chang, Perng-Kuang; Sarreal, Siov Bouy L.
- Mycotoxin Research 2012 v.28 pp. 67
- Aspergillus flavus; DNA; DNA fingerprinting; DNA probes; Pistacia vera; aflatoxin B1; biological control; cyclopiazonic acid; fungi; genes; pistachios; retrotransposons; sclerotia; toxigenic strains; California
- ... Pistachio is a popular snack food. Aflatoxin contamination of pistachio nuts is a serious problem for many producing countries. The development of biological control methods based on ecological parameters is an environmentally friendly approach. Thirty-eight Aspergillus flavus isolates collected from a pistachio orchard in California (CA) were analyzed for production of aflatoxin (AF), cyclopiazon ...