African Journal of

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Biotechnol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1684-5315
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJB
  • Start Year: 2002
  • Published Articles: 12269


Aflatoxins: A silent threat in developing countries

Elias Nortaa Kunedeb Sowley
  • Elias Nortaa Kunedeb Sowley
  • Department of Agronomy, Faculty of Agriculture, University for Development Studies, P. O. Box TL 1882, Nyankpala Campus, Tamale, Ghana.
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  •  Received: 25 February 2016
  •  Accepted: 12 August 2016
  •  Published: 31 August 2016


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