Aflasafe


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Aflasafe tackles toxic tragedy using harmless types of Aspergillus flavus. Surprisingly, this is the same kind of fungus that produces aflatoxin, but in this case they are kindlier cousins that do not and cannot ever produce the toxin. Each country has its own version of Aflasafe using a mixture of four fungal strains, all found growing naturally in local soils. The friendly fungi are coated onto ordinary sorghum grain, which acts as a kind of vehicle to help them get established and can easily be broadcast onto fields. It seems strange for the same fungus to be both poison and cure, but it is a bit like sending a thief to catch a thief: only Aspergillus can stop Aspergillus. Aflasafe has many benefits 1.It is highly effective, cutting aflatoxin in food drastically and making it safe to eat. 2.It is a completely safe and environmentally friendly product, sourced from nature. 3.Aflasafe stays with food, protecting it all the way through storage and onto your plate. 4.It only needs to be applied by farmers once each growing season, and is cheap and cost-effective. 5.Aflasafe is a made-in-African initiative; production is on African soil using inputs sourced in Africa. How to apply. 1.You will need 10kg of aflasafe KE001 per hectare (4kg/acre). 2.Aflasafe works best when applied on wet soils (during the rains or when rains are forecasted). 3.Apply aflasafe to your field 2 to 3 weeks before flowering of maize plants (about 6 to 7 leaf stage) 4.Apply along the rows while ensuring that the inoculum is evenly spread across the field


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