Harmful Algal Blooms and Plants

Potential Harmful Effects--General

There are potential health impacts, some of them serious or lethal, to people and animals that come in contact with cyanotoxins. To date, most of the research has been focused on direct ingestion by humans and animals of water containing cyanotoxins. But what about if you water fruit, vegetable or edible herb plants with water containing cyanotoxins?

Potential Harmful Effects--Plants

Limited research is ongoing and data is inconclusive on cyanotoxin uptake in plant tissue.






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