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Fertility control of rodent pests: a review of the inhibitory effects of plant extracts on ovarian function

Tran, Tung; Hinds, Lyn A


BACKGROUND: Plant extracts can inhibit fertility by adversely affecting, directly or indirectly, reproductive processes ranging from gonadal function and development to gestation. This review focuses on plant extracts that disrupt ovarian function in rodents. RESULTS: Extracts from at least 40 plant species exert some of their disruptive reproductive effects at the ovarian level. Of those, 13 plants induce a reduction in the number and type of ovarian follicles and also cause disruption to the...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2013
Type: Journal article
Source: Pest Management Science
DOI: 10.1002/ps.3354


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