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- Strobel, Bjarne W., et al. Show all 4 Authors
- Environmental pollution 2018 v.236 pp. 416-424
- Camellia oleifera; Chenopodium quinoa; Quillaja saponaria; United States Environmental Protection Agency; active ingredients; acute toxicity; aquatic environment; aquatic organisms; bark; biopesticides; nontarget organisms; pests; plant extracts; risk; saponins; seed coat; tea; toxicity testing
- ... Saponin-rich extracts from Quillaja saponaria and Chenopodium quinoa have been registered by US EPA as active ingredients in biopesticides, and extract from tea seed powder, Camellia oleifera has been proposed for biocidal use. If saponin-rich biopesticides are efficient against pests, they are most likely also bioactive in the aquatic environment against non-target organisms. The aim of this stud ...