Friday, May 20, 2005

New DNA Test Tackles Deadly Cereal Disease

Did you know there are at least 16 species of Fusarium that can cause head blight, a disease that can reduce yields and contaminate cereals with toxins that can make grain unsafe for food or feed?

It's news to me!

Well, it's not news to Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists in Peoria, Illinois. And they've been hard at work to deal with the problem...

Visit the latest edition of BLV Health Watch online to learn more:

Also, take time to view the rest of our articles this week, including:

- New DNA Test Tackles Deadly Cereal Disease
- Teflon And Toxins - Consider This...
- Fun Facts: Natural Sources For Your Vitamin B-6
- Alcohol Related Brain Damage?
- What's Your Mosquito Defense?

See you there!