Fish Poisons as Insecticides

Journal: Nature
doi: 10.1038/116315b0
Author: W. J. M. MENZIES
Summary: THE destruction of fresh-water fish by means of the poisonous properties of certain plants is almost as widespread as the use of the conventional form of fish trap in one or other of its common modifications. Like the savages of many tropical countries, the poachers of Southern Ireland employ a vegetable fish poison, and this they obtain from spurge (
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