What Causes Blue Eyed Mold?
All vegetable plants are susceptible to a range of fungal diseases that can diminish crop yields. Corn crops in particular are commonly attacked by fungal diseases that can render harvested corn inedible because of the presence of harmful toxins. One...
The fungus Aspergillus glaucus is a common cause of blue eye. Spores of the
fungus are present around all grain storage facilities. Thus, infection of the grain ...
Symptoms: Fungi may enter kernels through uninjured pericarps even at
moisture content as low as 14%. The fungi grow in the germ (embryo) and
Storage fungi (commonly called storage molds) cause loss of germination,
discoloration, caking, ... In the case of the common "blue-eye," the mold is blue.
A germ affected with blue-eye mold, re- gardless of ... nal heat caused by artificial
drying methods ... Kernels of corn which have mold caused by corn leaf blight ...
This causes moisture to migrate, resulting .... Chapter 6 | Molds and Other
Microbes in Stored Products .... species causing the blue-eye can provide
Specific Reactions Caused by a "Massive" Exposure to Moldy Grain ... chest
tightness and/or wheezing; slightly sore/irritated throat; nasal and eye irritation ...
Stored Grain Molds. Laura E. Sweets. Commercial Agriculture. University of ....
Penicillium blue- eye ... Causes of grain storage problems. • Grain too warm.
Blue-eyed mold damage occurs when a germ is infected with blue-eye mold, ...
Surface mold (blight) - kernels and pieces of kernels that have mold caused by ...
This reaction triggers the release of substances such as histamine, which cause
itchy, watery eyes, runny nose, sneezing and other mold allergy symptoms.