Project

Mycotoxins and mycotoxigenic fungi in China: analytical tools, dietary exposure and Fusarium diversity.

Duration
01 January 2012 → 31 December 2014
Funding
Federal funding: various
Research disciplines
  • Natural sciences
    • Analytical chemistry
    • Other chemical sciences
    • Plant biology
  • Medical and health sciences
    • Nutrition and dietetics
    • Pharmaceutical analysis and quality assurance
  • Agricultural and food sciences
    • Agricultural animal production
    • Food sciences and (bio)technology
Keywords
analytical tools genetic and mycotoxigenic diversity fusarium
 
Project description

The major aim of this proposal is uniting experts from both China and Belgium to conduct research on mycotoxins and mycotoxigenic fungi, including Fusarium and related toxins. The project has the following objectives:

-Development of analytical tools to assess mycotoxin dietary exposure in China.

-Study on the genetic and mycotoxigenic diversity of Fusarium on wheat, maize and banana in China.