Date of Award:

5-1965

Document Type:

Thesis

Degree Name:

Master of Science (MS)

Department:

Plants, Soils, and Climate

Committee

Marion W. Peterson

Abstract

Primitive peoples have used saponins for many years to kill fish and as a detergent. In more recent times saponin has been shown to inhibit the growth of chicks, reduce the egg production of laying hens, and to be a possible factor in bloat of ruminant animals.

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