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EXTOXNET PIP - 2,4-D
... study, significant effects occurred in chromosomes in cultured human cells at low exposure levels . The data suggest that 2,4-D is not mutagenic or has low mutagenic potential. Carcinogenic effects: 2 ... of questions have been raised about the validity of this evidence and thus about the carcinogenic potential of 2,4-D. In humans, a variety of studies give conflicting results. Several ...
EXTOXNET PIP - 2,4-DB
... bacterial cells. The data, though minimal, indicate that 2,4-DB is weakly or nonmutagenic. Carcinogenic effects: Preliminary evidence suggests that 2,4-DB can cause liver cancer in mice (hepatocellular carcinomas ... lower doses (to 30 mg/kg/day), no cancer-related changes occurred . Thus the carcinogenic status of 2,4-DB is not clear. Organ toxicity: Target organs identified in long ...
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Tom Volk's Thansgiving fungi
... one of the jobs of the mycologist or plant pathologist to control or diminish the effects of fungi on these crops. The following list of fungi affecting certain crops highlights some ... meal contaminated with Aspergillus flavus and related species. Although aflatoxin is widely known for its carcinogenic properties, under the conditions present at that time these fungi produced aflatoxin in such great ...
APSnet Education Center - Introductory Topics - What are Fungicides?
... Clause to FFDCA prohibited the presence in food of additives, including pesticides, considered carcinogenic. While well-intended, implementing this amendment became difficult as technology improvements enabled ... on physical data (melting point, boiling point, flash point etc.), toxicity, health effects, first aid, reactivity, storage, disposal, protective equipment, and spill/leak procedures (www ...
Fruit Disease Focus - Blue Mold, Penicillium expansum
... measures. The fungus, Penicillium expansum, not only causes fruit decay but also produces the carcinogenic mycotoxin patulin. This toxin may rise to unacceptable levels in fruit destined for processing ... calcium and heat awaits commercial application, these treatments have been shown to have additive effects in combination with biological control in controlling blue mold on apples. Rapid cooling and ...
... your own fascinating hybrids fertile. If so, take note that colchicine is toxic and possibly carcinogenic. You must take safety measures when using this chemical, and should certainly study its use ... over 2400 years.) Colchicine can make some plants produce larger flowers or tubers, although the effects are unpredictable. Also, colchicine can be used to restore fertility in sterile hybrids. While ...
Knapweed / Central Washington Native Plants
... by knapweed, soil erosion can contribute to an already bad ecological situation, causing long term effects which are difficult to remedy by any solution. What Can I Do? Nothing. Something. Anything ... from the plant into any cuts or abrasions on your skin. Centaurea species may contain carcinogenic properties, or might be a trigger to activate cancerous cells in the human body. Research ...
How Safe and Healthy is Microwave Cooking? - Natural Life Magazine May/June 2005
... carcinogens, thawing frozen fruits converted their glucoside and galactoside containing fractions into carcinogenic substances, and carcinogenic free radicals were formed in microwaved plants, especially root vegetables. They also ... , which stated that the consumption of food cooked in microwave ovens had cancerous effects on the blood as indicated by an increase of leukocytes, which could indicate ...
... agents like chemicals, we can probably never discover subtle long term effects on humans. The 'confounding' factors of so many different ... chemical or process has no adverse effects on human health. And if there are minor effects, to say clearly what they are. ... could perhaps be toxic to some degree, or possibly even carcinogenic. The counter argument says that somewhat similar compounds are produced ...
Recent Studies Upon Paphiopedilum Cultivation - Orchid Board
... far that synthetic fertilizer does nothing directly to an orchid plant. The synthetic fertilizer usually effects the microbes which live on or around the plant, or even in the air (these ... that synthetic fertilizers are carcinogenic. Never seen that before, although I admit I wasn't really looking. I'm sure some of the individual components could be carcinogenic at very high doses ...
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