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New Lure May Help Growers Combat Almonds’ No. 1 Insect Pest

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It’s no wonder that almonds are one of America’s favorite nuts. They taste great and are heart-healthy, too.

Most of the almonds grown in the United States today come from vast orchards in California. 1,245 more words

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ILRI food safety researchers present on health impacts of aflatoxins in animal-source foods

Aflatoxins are highly toxic fungal by-products produced by certain strains of Aspergillus flavus in grains and other crops. Consumption of very high levels of aflatoxins can cause acute illness and death. 368 more words

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