Source: USDA-ARS



Six new inbred maize lines with resistance to aflatoxin contamination have now been registered in the United States by the Agricultural Research Service. ARS plant pathologist Robert Brown and colleague Abebe Menkir, with the Ibadan, Nigeria-based International Institute of Tropical Agriculture, developed the lines.



Brown works at the Food and Feed Safety Research Unit in the ARS Southern Regional Research Center in New Orleans.



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