Chemistry and Gardening: Cyanogenic Plants

The mysterious case of the dying cows

Sunny Otake, a chemistry student at Truman, sent this link to me:

http://m.wired.com/wiredscience/2012/06/cyanide-and-poisoned-cows/

This is a fascinating article on so many levels – and a good illustration of the complexities of problem solving. I hope you will read it and follow some of the links to learn more about cyanide.

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