Research Area 1
Gene manipulation of peanuts with resistant genes against Aspergillus sps. using Agrobacterium tumefaciens to develop trangenic healthy peanuts.
Geneneticaly Modified Peanuts with Resistant Genes against A. flavus & A. parasiticus
Use of plant based antimicrobial compounds such as essential oils/vapors and probiots to prevent Aspergillus sps. contamination and reduce aflatoxin levels in peanuts.
Contaminated Peanuts in Georgia
Healthy Transformed Peanuts
Aspergillus flavus isolated from contaminated Peanuts in Georgia