BIOMIN Mycotoxin Survey in US Corn: December 2021 Update
Our December 2021 update from the annual Biomin® PROcheck mycotoxin survey comprising 89 samples of corn is here.07.12.2021
US Corn Survey Report
Each sample was tested for 6 major mycotoxin groups of:
A-Trichothecenes (A-Trich): T-2, HT-2, Neosolaniol, Diacetoxyscirpenol
B-Trichothecenes (B-Trich): Deoxynivalenol (DON/Vomitoxin), Acetyl-deoxynivalenol, Nivalenol, Fusarenon X
Fumonisins (FUM): B1, B2, B3
Aflatoxins (Afla): B1, B2, G1, and G2
Ochratoxin A (OTA)
The survey results represent samples sent in for surveillance testing only and does not include any sample submitted following clinical signs. Below we discuss preliminary trends regarding mycotoxin prevalence and contamination levels.
- Prevalence status on samples:
- Prevalence status by mycotoxin group:
- Of the 89 corn samples tested, initial surveillance suggests that mycotoxin contamination is increased compared to 2020.