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Key Words: Management techniques; Forage sorghum; Nitrogen levels; Seeding rate; Hydrocyanic acid; Growth stages Abbreviations: a.s.l.- above sea level; Cv- cultivar; DAE- days after emergence; DAS- day(s) after seeding; GDP- gross domestic product; GS- growth stages; HCN- hydrocyanic acid; N- nitrogen; P- phosphorus; S- seeding rate; Y- year.
The phytochemical composition of both Musa paradisiaca and Musa sapientum pseudostem wastes which include total oxalates, hydrocyanic acid, tannins, phytates, flavonoids, saponins, alkaloids, and steroids are recorded in Table 3, steroids were not detected.
Spain, meanwhile, is fighting for Pacharan and Brandy, Belgium for Genever, Luxembourg and Germany for the hydrocyanic acid content in fruit eaux de vie, Greece for certain Epire and Thrace liquors, while Austria and Germany disagree with each other with regard to Korn and Jagertee.
* For alcoholic drinks--beta-asarone (1 mg/kg); quassin (1.5); teucrin A (2); hydrocyanic acid (35); quassin (1.5); and thujone alpha and beta (10, with 35 for vermouth and absinthe);
The volatile acid hydrocyanic acid (HCN) [1] is used to prepare acrylonitrile, an important component in the production of acrylic fibers, synthetic rubber, and plastics (1).
Under certain conditions, some grasses--particularly forage sorghums--may accumulate hydrocyanic acid in their tissues.
But the head of the bio-chemistry department at the College of Medicine of the University of Malawi, Professor Emmanuel Maduagwu says cassava contains a toxic element known as hydrocyanic acid (HCN), popularly known as cyanide which is one of the most lethal poisons known to man.
RN583 sorghum germplasm is a [S.sup.8] selection from the low hydrocyanic acid (HCN)-potential population NP36 (Gorz et al., 1990b).
Cyanides, the salts of hydrocyanic acid, are extremely toxic.
They sunk 65 ships loaded with killer nerve agent Sarin, cyanide-based Cyclone B which was used in concentration camps, mustard gas, Lewsite and Hydrocyanic Acid.