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Capable of producing hydrocyanic acid; said of plants such as sorghum, Johnson grass, arrowgrass, and wild cherry that may cause cyanide poisoning in herbivorous animals.
cyanogenic producing cyanide compounds, as does the clover.
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glycosides, saponins, alkaloids and steroidal aglycone were next (+) while tannins, anthroquinone and flavonoid were entirely absent.
Sudan grass and sorghums are also cyanogenetic
Defensive secretions of tiger beetles: cyanogenetic