Pre and Post Harvest Management of Aflatoxin in Groundnut

Name of the Project

Pre and Post-Harvest Management of Aflatoxin Contamination in Groundnut (Project: 599)


  1. Monitoring, sampling and analysis for detection of aflatoxin in raw, processed, formally processed groundnut in Pothowar area
  2. Pre and Post harvest management strategies in groundnut
  3. Isolation and characterization of aflatoxin producing fungi in groundnut
  4. Dissemination of standardized management strategies to create awareness among farmers

Executing Wing/Officers/DDOs

Research Wing/ Director, Barani Agricultural Research Institute, Chakwal


4 years (01-09-2017 to 31-08-2021)

Total Cost

Rs. 28.465 million