derris root


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Related to derris root: Derris elliptica
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Noun1.derris root - woody vine having bright green leaves and racemes of rose-tinted white flowersderris root - woody vine having bright green leaves and racemes of rose-tinted white flowers; the swollen roots contain rotenone
genus Derris - genus of Old World tropical shrubs and woody vines
vine - a plant with a weak stem that derives support from climbing, twining, or creeping along a surface
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Rotenone is the bio-active compound extracted from Derris elliptica and other important constituents of Derris root (e.
An experiment in the use of derris root (rotenone) on the fish and fish-food organisms of Third Sister Lake.
The active constituents of Derris root powder are soluble in acetone, benzene, chloroform ,ether and in some other organic solvents; they are slightly soluble in alcohol but insoluble in water, weak in acids and in alkalis.
Pour 1/2 pound herbal insecticide powder (such as her five-herbs powder) or powdered derris root (Ed.
Herbal insecticide lotion: Pour one-half pound of herbal insecticide powder or powdered derris root or tobacco dust, into a glass flask big enough to hold two quarts.
Rotenone is the main bio-active compound extracted from Derris elliptica and other important constituents of Derris root (e.
Rotenone is one of the important bio-active compounds extracted from Derris elliptica and other important constituents of Derris root (e.
The freshly procured Derris roots had to immediately undergo the cleaning process to remove dirt and soil.
Rotenone is the most important toxic substance in Yam bean or Derris roots.