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Toxicity to terrestrial plants

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Only 2 short reports are available. They indicate a low toxicity of melamine to terrestrial plants.

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Koch 1986: The toxicity to plants (root growth reduction) was determined after 96 hours of exposure of barleyn wheat and radish to Melamine. The EC50 was ca. 530 mg/L groundwater and above.

Jansen 1982: The toxicity of melamine (in Melafslik) was tested in peas and beans. The toxicity limit was at ca. 170 mg/kg soil.