References

Food loss and wasteAflatoxin and mycotoxinsPostharvest drying and storageDrying BeadsFood value chains | Plant resistance to fungi

Food loss and waste

 

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Gustavsson J, Cederberg C, Sonesson U, Van Otterdijk R, Meybeck A (2011) Global food losses and food waste. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Rome, Italy

Lipinski B, Hanson C, Lomax J, Kitinoja L, Waite R, Searchinger T (2013) Reducing Food Loss and Waste. In. Working Paper, Installment 2 of Creating a Sustainable Food Future. Washington, DC: World Resources Institute. Available online at http://www.worldresourcesreport.org

Farley SE, Rose AL, Bowman KJ (2014) Reducing Global Food Waste and Spoilage, A Rockefeller Foundation Initiative. Assessing resources needed and available to reduce post harvest food loss in Africa. https://www.rockefellerfoundation.org/report/food-waste-and-spoilage/

Godfray HCJ, Beddington JR, Crute IR, Haddad L, Lawrence D, Muir JF, Pretty J, Robinson S, Thomas SM, Toulmin C (2010) Food security: the challenge of feeding 9 billion people. Science 327: 812-818

NDTV (2013) Rot destroys thousands of quintals of rice meant for poor in Uttar Pradesh. In. News report June 18, 2013, http://www.ndtv.com/video/player/news/rot-destroys-thousands-of-quintals-of-rice-meant-for-poor-in-uttar-pradesh/279743

Rockefeller-Foundation (2016) YieldWise. Reducing post-harvest food loss for African farmers. Rockefeller Foundation, New York, NY

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Aflatoxin and mycotoxins

 

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Abdel-Hadi A, Schmidt-Heydt M, Parra R, Geisen R, Magan N (2011) A systems approach to model the relationship between aflatoxin gene cluster expression, environmental factors, growth and toxin production by Aspergillus flavus. Journal of the Royal Society Interface 1-11 doi:10.1098/rsif.2011.0482

Abdel-Hadi A, Schmidt-Heydt M, Parra R, Geisen R, Magan N (2011) A systems approach to model the relationship between aflatoxin gene cluster expression, environmental factors, growth and toxin production by Aspergillus flavus. Journal of the Royal Society Interface 1-11 doi:10.1098/rsif.2011.0482

Darwish WS, Ikenaka Y, Nakayama SMM, Ishizuka M (2014) An overview on mycotoxin contamination of foods in Africa. The Journal of Veterinary Medical Science 76: 789-797

Fontana A (2007) Minimum water activity limits for growth of microorganisms. In GV Barbosa-Cánovas, AJ Fontana, SJ Schmidt, TP Labuza, eds, Water activity in foods, fundamentals and applications. Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Ames, Iowa, pp 405-406

Kabak B, Dobson ADW, Var I (2006) Strategies to prevent mycotoxin contamination of food and animal feed: A review. Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition 46: 593-619

Kensler TW, Roebuck BD, Wogan GN, Groopman JD (2011) Aflatoxin: A 50-year odyssey of mechanistic and translational toxicology. Toxicol. Sci. 120 Suppl 1: S28-48

Schmidt CW (2013) Breaking the mold: new strategies for fighting aflatoxin. Environmental Health Perspectives 121: A271-A275

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Williams JH, Phillips TD, Jolly PE, Stiles JK, Jolly CM, Aggarwal D (2004) Human aflatoxicosis in developing countries: a review of toxicology, exposure, potential health consequences, and interventions. American Journal Clinical Nutrition 80: 1106-1122

Postharvest drying and storage

 

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FAO (1994) Grain storage techniques – Evolution and trends in developing countries. In, Vol FAO Agricultural Services Bulletin No. 109. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Rome, Italy

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Murdock LL, Baoua IB (2014) On Purdue Improved Cowpea Storage (PICS) technology: Background, mode of action, future prospects. Journal of Stored Products Research 58: 3-11

Murdock LL, Margam V, Baoua I, Balfe S, Shade RE (2012) Death by desiccation: Effects of hermetic storage on cowpea bruchids. Journal of Stored Products Research 49: 166-170

Taruvinga C, Mejia D, Alvarez JS (2014) Appropriate seed and grain storage systems for small-scale farmers: Key practices for DRR implementers. FAO, http://www.fao.org/3/a-i3769e.pdf

Williams SB, Baributsa D, Woloshuk C (2014) Assessing Purdue Improved Crop Storage (PICS) bags to mitigate fungal growth and aflatoxin contamination. Journal of Stored Products Research 59: 190-196

Drying Beads

 

Bradford KJ, Dahal P, Day R, Phiri NA, Musebe R, Karanja D, Colavito L, Bajracharya J, Pandey IR, Khandka D, Kunusoth K, Shivakoti G, Bello P, Taridno P, Van Asbrouck J (2014) Improving seed quality for smallholders. www.dryingbeads.org

Kunusoth K, Dahal P, Van Asbrouck JV, Bradford KJ (2012) New technology for postharvest drying and storage of seeds. Seed Times (New Delhi) 5: 33-38

Van Asbrouck J, Taridno P (2009) Fast field drying as a method to maintain quality, increase shelf life and prevent post harvest infections of Cucumis sativum L. . Asian Journal of Food and Agricultural Industry Special Issue: S133-S137

Van Asbrouck JV, Kunusoth K (2015) Scaling and commercialization of drying technologies for improved horticultural seed and processing quality. In. U.S. Agency for International Development-Horticulture Innovation Lab, http://horticulture.ucdavis.edu/main/projects/scaling_drying_beads.html

Bradford KJ, Dahal P, Bello P (2016) Using relative humidity indicator paper to measure seed and commodity moisture contents. Agricultural & Environmental Letters, in press

Dadlani M, Mathur P, Gupta A (2016) Community seed banks. World Agriculture 2: 6-9

IIVR (2016) First low-energy seed gene bank inaugurated at ICAR-IIVR, Varanasi. In. Indian Institute of Vegetable Research-Indian Council of Agricultural Research, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India

Hay FR, Thavong P, Taridno P, Timple S (2012) Evaluation of zeolite seed ‘Drying Beads®’ for drying rice seeds to low moisture content prior to long-term storage. Seed Science & Technology 40: 374-395

Hay FR, Timple S (2013) Optimum ratios of zeolite seed Drying Beads® to dry rice seeds for genebank storage. Seed Science & Technology 41: 407-419

Food value chains

 

Ann CT (1996) Lack of incentives as constraints to introduction of efficient drying systems. In BR Champ, E Highley, GI Johnson, eds, Grain drying in Asia. Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research, Canberra, Australia, pp 74-79

Magan N, Aldred D (2007) Post-harvest control strategies: Minimizing mycotoxins in the food chain. International Journal of Food Microbiology 119: 131-139

Parfitt J, Barthel M, Macnaughton S (2010) Food waste within food supply chains: quantification and potential for change to 2050. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B: Biological Sciences 365: 3065-3081

Rockefeller-Foundation (2013) Waste and spoilage in the food chain. New York, NY

Plant resistance to fungi

 

Masanga JO, Matheka JM, Omer RA, Ommeh SC, Monda EO, Alakonya AE (2015) Downregulation of transcription factor aflR in Aspergillus flavus confers reduction to aflatoxin accumulation in transgenic maize with alteration of host plant architecture. Plant Cell Reports 34: 1379-1387

Chen ZY, Rajasekaran K, Brown RL, Sayler RJ, Bhatnagar D (2015) Discovery and confirmation of genes/proteins associated with maize aflatoxin resistance. World Mycotoxin Journal 8: 211-224

Govindarajulu M, Epstein L, Wroblewski T, Michelmore RW (2015) Host-induced gene silencing inhibits the biotrophic pathogen causing downy mildew of lettuce. Plant Biotechnology Journal 13: 875-883

Andrade CM, Tinoco MLP, Rieth AF, Maia FCO, Aragão FJL (2016) Host-induced gene silencing in the necrotrophic fungal pathogen Sclerotinia sclerotiorum. Plant Pathology 65: 626-632

Nowara D, Gay A, Lacomme C, Shaw J, Ridout C, Douchkov D, Hensel G, Kumlehn J, Schweizer P (2010) HIGS: Host-induced gene silencing in the obligate biotrophic fungal pathogen Blumeria graminis. The Plant Cell 22: 3130-3141