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Major toxic principle of 'Lathyrus sativus' (khesari dal) causing neurola-thyrism is:
Ans. A BOAA Ref: Park, 22nd Edi, Pg : 598
- Major toxic principle of 'Lathyrus sativus' (khesari dal) causing neurolathyrism is Beta Oxalyl Amino Alanine (BOAA)
- The high solubility of the toxin in water has been used in removing the toxin from the pulse by soaking the latter in hot water and draining the soak water.