African Journal of
Microbiology Research

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Microbiol. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0808
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJMR
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 5182

Full Length Research Paper

Susceptibility of locally cultivated groundnut (Arachis hypogaea) varieties to aflatoxin accumulation in Homa Bay County, Kenya

Ndisio Boaz
  • Ndisio Boaz
  • School of Biological Sciences, University of Nairobi, Chiromo P. O. Box 30197, GPO, Nairobi, Kenya.
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Peter Wachira
  • Peter Wachira
  • School of Biological Sciences, University of Nairobi, Chiromo P. O. Box 30197, GPO, Nairobi, Kenya.
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Victor Kagot
  • Victor Kagot
  • School of Biological Sciences, University of Nairobi, Chiromo P. O. Box 30197, GPO, Nairobi, Kenya.
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Sheila Okoth
  • Sheila Okoth
  • School of Biological Sciences, University of Nairobi, Chiromo P. O. Box 30197, GPO, Nairobi, Kenya.
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  •  Received: 29 May 2017
  •  Accepted: 14 July 2017
  •  Published: 07 September 2017

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