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- Strobel, Bjarne W., et al. Show all 5 Authors
- Journal of environmental management 2015 v.151 pp. 258-266
- Pteridium aquilinum; aquifers; biomass; carcinogens; case studies; cutting; drinking water; environmental assessment; ferns and fern allies; foresters; fronds; growth factors; humans; ingestion; land management; leaching; managers; neoplasms; ptaquiloside; rhizomes; risk assessment; water pollution; United Kingdom
- ... Bracken ferns are some of the most widespread ferns in the World causing immense problems for land managers, foresters and rangers. Bracken is suspected of causing cancer in Humans due to its content of the carcinogen ptaquiloside. Ingestion of bracken, or food and drinking water contaminated with ptaquiloside may be the cause. The aim of this study was to monitor the content of ptaquiloside in 20 ...