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Cover for Toxicity in mice of the total alkaloid fraction of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Chondrodendron platyphyllum</i>.

Studies were conducted to evaluate the toxicity of the total alkaloid fraction of Chondrodendron platyphyllum in mice and its possible effects on the central nervous system (CNS). Adult male albino Swiss mice were administered with the stem bark extract of C. platyphyllum and the animals were...

Author(s)
Montenegro, F. C.; Sena, M. C. P.; Filho, J. M. B.; Araújo, D. A. M.; Almeida, R. N.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Toxic plants and mycotoxins affecting cattle and sheep in Uruguay.

In Uruguay, bloat caused mainly by Trifolium repens and T. pratense is considered the most important cause of death in adult cattle. Baccharis coridifolia is also a very important cause of death in animals transferred from areas free of the plant to areas in which it exists. Weeds such as ...

Author(s)
Rivero, R.; Riet-Correa, F.; Dutra, F.; Matto, C.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Poisonous plants affecting livestock in Central America, with emphasis on Panama.

This chapter presents the poisonous plants affecting livestock in Central America, with emphasis on Panama. The data presented here were obtained from field surveys and necropsies in 1994-95, 2000-01 and 2009. Only plants that induce spontaneous intoxication on livestock raised under range...

Author(s)
Armién, A. G.; Peixoto, P. V.; Tokarnia, C. H.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Poisonous plants affecting sheep in Southern Brazil.

A review of the most important poisonous plants that affect cattle in southern Brazil was conducted by the Laboratory of Veterinary Pathology (LVP) of the Universidade Federal de Santa Maria (UFSM). The results of that study demonstrated that the main cause of death in cattle was liver failure...

Author(s)
Rissi, D. R.; Sant'Ana, F. J. F.; Pierezan, F.; Anjos, B. L.; Barros, C. S. L.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Toxic plants grown in gardens in Alto Branco, Campina Grande, Paraíba, Brazil.

This chapter presents the results of a study aimed to do a survey on toxic plant species present in gardens in Alto Branco, in the city of Campina Grande (Paraíba, Brazil), as well as to do a brief summary of the main characteristics related to each one of the species in order to have a greater...

Author(s)
Brito, R. G.; Santos, R. L.; Guimarães, G. P.; Dantas, I. C.; Felismino, D. C.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Variation in saponin concentration in <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Brachiaria brizantha</i> leaves as a function of maturation: preliminary data.

A study was conducted to detect the variation in protodioscin concentrations of Brachiaria brizantha [Urochloa brizantha] leaves collected in various stages of maturation, and to compare saponin variation in relation to meteorological data such as insolation (hours of exposure to solar radiation...

Author(s)
Ferreira, M. B.; Brum, K. B.; Fernandes, C. E.; Martins, C. F.; Pinto, G. S.; Castro, V. S.; Rezende, K. G.; Riet-Correa, F.; Haraguchi, M.; Wysocki, H. L., Jr.; Lemos, R. A. A.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Lectin histochemistry on sections of liver and hepatic lymph nodes from sheep grazing on <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Brachiaria</i> spp.

The changes in liver and hepatic lymph nodes of 19 sheep in Mato Grosso, Brazil, that grazed on Brachiaria spp. and the carbohydrate residues stored within the foamy cells were studied using lectin histochemistry. Tissues of sheep fed exclusively lucerne (alfalfa) hay and concentrate served as...

Author(s)
Boabaid, F. M.; Antoniassi, N. A. B.; Pescador, C. A.; Souza, M. A.; Gasparetto, N. D.; Cruz, C. E. F.; Bezerra Júnior, P. S.; Driemeier, D.; Colodel, E. M.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Practical rules for the differentiation between <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Brachiaria</i> spp. poisoning and pithomycotoxicosis.

The epidemiology, clinical signs and pathology of Brachiaria spp. poisoning in cattle, sheep and goats in Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil, are reported. The survey was conducted during research on spontaneous outbreaks of poisoning from 1996 to 2008. There were 32, 21 and 2 outbreaks in cattle, sheep...

Author(s)
Peixoto, P. V.; Seixas, J. N.; França, T. N.; Tokarnia, C. H.; Döbereiner, J.; Smith, B. L.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Measurement of steroidal saponins in <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Panicum</i> and <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Brachiaria</i> grasses in the USA and Brazil.

Four switchgrass cultivars (Trailblazer, Cave-in-Rock, Summer, and Kanlow) were grown at the University of Nebraska Agricultural Research and Development Center. Each cultivar was hand-harvested to a 10 cm stubble height on 3 July 2002. Five Panicum maximum samples were collected on 4 February 2005 ...

Author(s)
Lee, S. T.; Mitchell, R. B.; Gardner, D. R.; Tokarnia, C. H.; Riet-Correa, F.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Possible association between precipitation and incidence of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Senecio</i> spp. poisoning in cattle in Southern Brazil.

This chapter reports an increase in the number of outbreaks of Senecio spp. poisoning in cattle in southern Brazil in 2006-08, probably related to low rainfalls during 2004-06. The diagnosis of Senecio spp. poisoning was confirmed by the macroscopic and histological lesions observed. Data including ...

Author(s)
Grecco, F. B.; Schild, A. L.; Estima-Silva, P.; Marcolongo-Pereira, C.; Soares, M. P. S.; Sallis, E. S. V.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper

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