Scientists Develop Sh200 Test Kit To Detect Aflatoxin In Maize Within 15 Minutes

Scientists have developed a new technology that detects aflatoxins on location.

The rapid test kit will cost less that Sh200 and comes with a mobile extraction kit that will be ready in two months.

Dr Anitha Seetha from the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) said this will be the first portable, cost-effective way for farmers to detect aflatoxins instantly…read more…

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