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Minimising mycotoxins in silages

Corn silages are usually well fermented, however, after opening, fungal growth is a recurrent problem. Fungus contamination is not only the cause of significant losses, but also the source of invisible enemies of concern in animal production and human nutrition: mycotoxins. Alex Bach and Cristina Iglesias investigated the effectiveness of a silage inoculant in reducing mycotoxins in corn silages.

This article can also be found at Feed Mix, volume 14, no. 3


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