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Table 2 Seasonal variation of total aflatoxins (ppb) and toxin type in maize harvested after the long and short rain cropping season

From: Perennial and seasonal contamination of maize by aflatoxins in eastern Kenya

Long cropping season (Season 1) n = 25 Short cropping season (Season 2) n = 25
Sample Code Total Toxins (ppb) Toxin Type Sample Code Total Toxins (ppb) Toxin Type
1EM14 3.6 B1 2EM02 30.0 B1, G1
1EM15 3.6 B1 2EM03 1.4 B1
1EM18 3.0 B1 2EM04 8.0 B1
1EM19 3.1 B1 2EM05 2.5 B1
1EM20 6.0 B1 2EM06 12.7 B1
1EM21 2.2 B1 2EM07 15.4 B2
1EM23 2.2 B1 2EM09 2.7 G1
1EM24 21.3 B1 2EM11 2.2 B1
1EM25 2.2 B1 2EM12 15.2 B2
1EM26 13.3 B1 2EM22 1.2 B1
1EM27 4.5 B1 2EM30 3.2 B1
1EM28 2.4 B1 2EM34 2.9 B1, G1
1EM29 1.2 B1 2EM35 24.3 G1
1EM30 4.0 B1 2EM42 2.0 B1
1EM32 3.5 B1 2EM43 1.5 B1
1EM33 18.4 B1 2EM51 1.6 B1
1EM35 1.9 B1 2EM52 3.2 B1
1EM36 5.1 B1 2EM54 19.2 B1
1EM41 2.6 B1 2EM55 10.0 G1
1EM42 23.7 B1 2EM61 2.6 B1
1EM45 2.8 B1 2EM63 27.0 G1
1EM46 4.3 B1 2EM66 19.8 B1
1EM47 3.0 B1 2EM86 25.6 B1, G1
1EM48 2.8 B1 2EM87 28.9 G2
1EM49 1.3 B1 2EM92 6.2 B1
Mean ± SD 5.68 ± 6.31    10.77 ± 10.14  
  1. Mean ± SD aflatoxin concentration independent t-tests show significant difference (p = 0.0191) between the long and short rain season