Research Area 1
Gene manipulation of peanuts with resistant genes against Aspergillus sps. using Agrobacterium tumefaciens to develop trangenic healthy peanuts.

Transformed Peanuts
Geneneticaly Modified Peanuts with Resistant Genes against A. flavus & A. parasiticusAchar at work

Research Area 2

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

Contaminated Peanuts

Healthy Transformed PeanutsGM Peanuts


Aspergillus flavus isolated from contaminated Peanuts in Georgia