Mammal toxicity assessment of the plant molluscicide, Apodytes dimidiata (Icacinaceae), in South Africa.

Apodytes dimidiata has recently come to the fore as a potential plant molluscicide for schistosomiasis control in rural communities in South Africa. Prior to field applications of its leaves and extract to waterbodies, selected acute and sub-acute mammal toxicity tests were conducted in accordance with the Organisation of Economic Cooperation and… CONTINUE READING