Patrick Berka Njobeh

Dr PB Njobeh is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Biotechnology and Food Technology, Faculty of Science, University of Johannesburg, South Africa. He is the head of the Mycotoxin Research Unit with research focus in the area of Mycotoxicology and mycology. He has successfully supervised more than 25 Master’s, PhD and postdoctoral Research fellows and has over 70 peer-reviewed papers, book chapters and conference papers. He is a member of the Joint (FAO/WHO) Expert Committee on Food Additives (JECFA) saddled with delivering scientific advice for the establishment of global food safety standards of Codex Alimentarius and others. He has established collaboration both nationally and internationally and is part of the Center of Excellence (CoE) in Food Security co-hosted by the University of Pretoria and University of the Western Cape. Hosted over 20 visiting scientists in his laboratory. He is a reviewer, editorial board member and external examiner of various funding bodies, journal outlets and universities. Has received several awards and grants to well over 2 Million EUR. Has an h-index of 12 with 558 citations according to Google Scholar (Scopus h-index of 10 with 350 citations).

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This Edited Volume Mycotoxins - Impact and Management Strategies is a collection of reviewed and relevant research chapters, offering a comprehensive overview of recent developments in the field of Mycotoxicology. The book comprises of single chapters authored by various researchers and edited by an expert active in this research area. This book is divided into three sections. Section 1 consists of one chapter that gives an overview of the socioeconomic impact of mycotoxins. Section 2 has five chapters that address the prevention and control of aflatoxins both at pre- and post-harvest stages. Section 3 has two chapters that deal with health impact and control in the poultry industry. This publication aims at providing a thorough overview of the latest research efforts in the field and opens new possible research paths for further novel developments in addressing the problem of mycotoxins.

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