Mycotoxins in Feedstuffs - 2nd edition
Feedstuff is any of the constituent nutrients of an animal ration. The plants used in feed, such as grains,
oils seeds, and nuts root crops, are susceptible to mycotoxin contamination.
Hardcover 267 pp ISBN 9781461408024
Mycotoxins in Feedstuffs provides an overview of mycotoxins in feedstuff and ingredients. It discusses
whether a feedstuff ingredient is predisposed for a mycotoxin contamination and lists the degree of contamination,
the concentration of the toxins and the country of origin and/or detection of the contaminated food
Written for professionals in the food industry, agriculture, control agencies and everybody involved in food
processing, scientists and students in biotechnology, food chemistry and microbiology
About the 2nd edition
- More than 180 new publications concerning mycotoxins in feedstuffs
- A more efficient organization of the content, making the book easier to use in daily practice
- A single-chapter overview of mycotoxins in the corresponding feedstuffs
Mycotoxins are substances produced from fungal secondary metabolic processes.
They impair animal health, thereby causing great economic losses of livestock through disease.
Livestock come into contact with mycotoxins through contaminated feedstuff. Feedstuff is any of the
constituent nutrients of an animal ration. The plants used in feed, such as grains, oil seeds, nuts, and
root crops, are susceptible to mycotoxin contamination. Mycotoxins in Feedstuffs lists (in the style of a dictionary)
feeds which have been reported to have been contaminated with mycotoxins, including data on the
degree of contamination, the concentration of the toxins, and the country of origin and/or detection of the
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