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Journal of Plant Pathology

, Volume 101, Issue 4, pp 1289–1290 | Cite as

First report of molecular characterization of Aspergillus flavus from maize in Pakistan

  • Najeeb UllahEmail author
  • Khalid Pervaiz Akhtar
  • Syed Wajih ul Hassan
  • Muhammad Rafique Asi
  • Yumna Sadef
Disease Note
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Keywords

Aflatoxins Aspergillus flavus Maize 

Notes

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Conflict of interest

All authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.

Ethical approval

This article does not contain any studies with human participants or animals performed by any of the authors.

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© Società Italiana di Patologia Vegetale (S.I.Pa.V.) 2019

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Nuclear Institute for Agriculture and BiologyFaisalabadPakistan
  2. 2.University of the PunjabLahorePakistan

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