Fumonisins (FUM)

FUNGAL SOURCES
Fusarium proliferatum
Fusarium verticillioides (moniliform)
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FOODSTUFFS AFFECTED
Corn (maize), wheat, barley, rice, rye, oats, walnut, tomato, sorghum, millet.

GEOGRAPHICAL AREAS AFFECTED
 

Fumonisin B1 (FB1)

Effects on:

Hepatopathies, tumours, pulmonary oedema.

No deterioration of fumonisins in the rumen, poor assimilation of feed.

Peak mortality, paralysis, poor growth.

Fumonisin B2 (FB2)

Effects on:

Hepatopathies, tumours, pulmonary oedema.

No deterioration of fumonisins in the rumen, poor assimilation of feed.

Peak mortality, paralysis, poor growth.