ICRISAT researchers develop groundnuts free of toxic fungi

Researchers at the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) in Hyderabad have developed dual strategies to keep groundnuts almost free of aflatoxin – a toxin produced by the fungi Aspergillus flavus and Aspergillus parasiticus – contamination.  While one strategy prevents groundnuts from being infected by the fungus Read More …