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Table 2 Mean aflatoxin levels calculated on basis of the legal limit of 10 µg/kg

From: Genetic diversity of Aspergillus flavus and occurrence of aflatoxin contamination in stored maize across three agro-ecological zones in Kenya

Sample site AEZ N Aflatoxin contaminated samples Mean* (µg/kg) Range (µg/kg) (min–max) Frequency of contaminated samples
Kitui Semi-humid–semiarid 30 3 0.68a < 2–13 < 10 µg/kg 29/30 (97%)
       > 10 µg/kg 1/30 (3%)
Kitale Sub-humid–semi-humid 40 23 9.70b < 2–72 < 10 µg/kg 28/40 (70%)
       > 10 µg/kg 12/40 (30%)
Nakuru Semi-humid 60 50 4.20a <2–13 < 10 µg/kg 58/60 (97%)
       > 10 µg/kg 2/60 (3%)
  1. N, sample size
  2. *Means within a column with different superscripts are significantly different (p < 0.05
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