Dutch survey ergot alkaloids and sclerotia in animal feeds

P.P.J. Mulder, L.W.D. van Raamsdonk, H.J. Voogt, M.W. van Brakel, G.M. van der Horst, J. de Jong

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Ergot alkaloids are toxins produced by members of the fungal family of Clavicipitaceae represented among others by Claviceps purpurea, C. paspali, and C. fusiformis, occurring predominantly on rye, wheat and barley, but also on rice, maize and sorghum, oats and millet.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationWageningen
PublisherRikilt - Institute of Food Safety
Number of pages45
Publication statusPublished - 2012

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NameReport / RIKILT, Institute of Food Safety
PublisherRIKILT - Institute of Food Safety


  • animal feeding
  • feeds
  • ergot alkaloids
  • claviceps purpurea
  • cereals
  • toxins
  • mycotoxins

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