This research was conducted from 2012 to 2017 by the Peanut & Mycotoxin Innovation Lab (PMIL), the successor to the Peanut Collaborative Research Support Program (Peanut CRSP).  

Peanut varietal development
Peanut value chain interventions in Ghana
RNAi Silencing of Aflatoxin Synthesis


This five-year program involved researchers in 15 U.S. states, working with collaborators primarily in five countries – Ghana, Zambia, Malawi, Mozambique and Haiti. Areas of research included:

  • Germplasm development
  • Mycotoxin detection and nutritional studies
  • Value chain interventions