National Mycotoxin Workshop - 23 March 2009  
 

A national mycotoxin workshop took place on Monday, 23 March 2009, in Pretoria at which the following presentations were made.The objectives of the workshop were to establish a cleared direction and strategy for mycotoxin research in South Africa. This workshop was funded by the Maize Trust.

 
•  Dr G.J. Marais - Post harvest mycotoxins associated with the maize industry
•  Ms Maryke Herbst - Regulatory systems in South Africa and relevant import_exported countries
•  Mr Ian Small - Host resistance to manage mycotoxin contamination in maize
•  Dr Hester Vismer - Identification and quantification of major mycotoxins in terms of occurrence and hazard for humans
•  Dr Gordon Shephard - Status and prevalance of Mycotoxins in grain derived products
•  Mr Brett Roosendaal - Identification and quantification of major mycotoxins in terms of occurence and hazards for animals and trade
•  Dr Bradley Flett - Beating the mycotoxin menace
•  Ms Azel Swemmer - LC-MSMS, the new reference method for mycotoxin analysis
•  Mr Dr Altus Viljoen - Status and prevalance of mycotoxins in maize
 
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