Thevetia peruviana is a potent rat poison
What is it about?
Thevetia peruviana kernels and its extracts induce abnormal physiological and behavioural reactions in rats within 30 minutes of administration and cause mortality of the animals after 20-30 h. Both the fresh and dried plant materials are potent
Why is it important?
Thevetia peruviana can be used for biological control of pests such as rats
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