Marigold Root Extract

Marigold Root Extract

Botanical Source: Tagetes erecta L.

Plant Part Used: Root

CAS No.: 1081-34-1

Active Ingredient: Alpha-terthienyl 0.1%

Botanical source:Tagetes erecta L.


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Product Introduction
Appearance: Fine Brown PowderParticle Size: 80 Mesh
Loss on Drying: NMT 5.0%Ash   Content: NMT 5.0%
Total Plate Count: < 10,000cfu/gTotal   Yeast & Mold: < 1,000cfu/g 
E. Coli: NegativeSalmonella: Negative

Heavy Metals
Arsenic (As): NMT 2ppmLead (Pb): NMT 3ppm
Cadmium (Cd): NMT 0.5ppmMercury (Hg): NMT 0.1ppm

Marigold plant is bushy with many smooth, upright, unbranched stems. In late summer it bears clusters of small yellow flower heads on the ends of the stems. The flower heads are about 0.5 in (1.3 cm) across and have 3-5 golden-yellow ray florets. The flowers are hermaphroditic (have both male and female organs) and are pollinated by insects.
KINGHERBS' Marigold root extract is used as a new generation insecticide, fungicides, and nematocides. Tagetes has insecticidal componentsin its leaves, fowers, and roots. Marigold roots contain the light-sensitive compound alpha terthienyl, which can suppress nematode populations and improve the growth of plants like tobacco and tomatoes. A phototoxin extracted from marigolds, alpha-terthienyl, was shown to be extremely insecticidal against.
Shipment Details
1. Packing: Packed in fiber drum, LDPE bag inside. Net weight: 25kgs/drum; 
2. Storage: Keep tightly sealed, store away from moisture, strong heat and sunlight;
3. Lead time: 7-10days after order confirmed;
4. Shelf Life: 2 years if sealed and stored in the recommended conditions.