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Master of Science (MS)
Plants, Soils, and Climate
Marion W. Peterson
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.
Taylor, George Allan, "Saponin Content of Lahontan and Du Puits Alfalfas" (1965). All Graduate Theses and Dissertations. 2803.
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