volume 145, issue 2-3, P444-448 2011
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijfoodmicro.2011.01.020
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Abstract: Argentina is the fourth largest exporter of wheat in the world. The main pathogen associated with Fusarium Head Blight (FHB) of wheat in Argentina is Fusarium graminearum lineage 7 also termed F. graminearum sensu stricto in the F. graminearum species complex, which can produce the Type B trichothecenes, usually deoxynivalenol (DON) and its acetylated forms (3-ADON and 15-ADON) or nivalenol (NIV). We used a multiplex PCR assay of Tri3, Tri7, and Tri13 to determine the trichothecene genotype of 116 strains F. g…

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