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Research Article

Effects of Nutrients in Substrates of Different Grains on Aflatoxin B1 Production by Aspergillus flavus

Table 4

Effect of trace elements on AFB1 production.

Aflatoxin ControlConcentration of trace elements (mg/L)
5102050100200

Copper238.35 ± 36.614.39 ± 0.294.90 ± 0.593.00 ± 0.944.31 ± 0.08
Iron238.35 ± 36.612.39 ± 0.082.71 ± 1.210.36 ± 0.230.73 ± 0.20
Zinc238.35 ± 36.61954.95 ± 21.151232.08 ± 312.714733.88 ± 795.24
Manganese238.35 ± 36.611.75 ± 0.1417.87 ± 3.5329.30 ± 4.8710.00 ± 3.18

—: concentration not studied.
Mean values with different letters for each trace element are significantly different ().
Aflatoxin B1 values are the average of five replications with standard deviation in ng/30 mL.

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