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Research Article

Economic Risks of Aflatoxin Contamination in Marketing of Peanut in Benin

Table 3

Storage and sorting practices for each market participant.


Purchase sorted peanut
Plan to purchase sorted peanut
Sort peanut before processing or marketing
Plan to sort peanut before processing or marketing
Discard spoiled or contaminated nuts
 Just throw them away or burn2868.33441.91562.5
 Animal feed1316.1937.5
 Sell for a lower price or other1331.7911.1

Answers were given by stockers who, besides storing, also produce, sell, and/or transform peanut.

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