Infographic: Mycotoxins in 2016 US corn crop

Several mycotoxins – namely aflatoxin, fumonisin, deoxynivalenol and zearalenone – were reported throughout the U.S. corn crop this harvest season, according to Neogen’s Mycotoxin Reports throughout the season.

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Several mycotoxins – namely aflatoxin, fumonisin, deoxynivalenol and zearalenone â€“ were reported throughout the U.S. corn crop this harvest season, according to Neogen’s Mycotoxin Reports throughout the season.

Several states – Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, North Carolina, Oklahoma and Texas – reported more than one mycotoxin in their corn crops. Aflatoxin was found in the most states, while zearalenone was found in only one state.

Mycotoxins in animal feed can have various negative effects on livestock and poultry and can result in poor animal health. Some animals are more sensitive to certain mycotoxins than others.

Neogen also reported that deoxynivalenol was found in wheat and barley in several states this harvest year. View the infographic that shows what states reported deoxynivalenol in wheat and barley.

Aflatoxin

Confirmed reports of aflatoxin in corn came from:

  • Alabama
  • Georgia
  • Kansas
  • Louisiana
  • North Carolina
  • Oklahoma
  • South Carolina
  • Texas
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Fumonisin

Confirmed reports of fumonisin in corn came from:

  • Illinois
  • Kansas
  • Missouri
  • Nebraska
  • North Carolina
  • Oklahoma
  • Texas

Deoxynivalenol

Confirmed reports of deoxynivalenol in corn came from:

  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Iowa
  • Michigan
  • Ohio

Zearalenone

Confirmed reports of zearalenone came from:

  • Iowa

Us Corn Mycotoxins 2016 Infographic

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