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Cover for Marketing of boldo (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Plectranthus neochilium</i> and <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Peumus boldus</i> Molina) by salesmen of medical plants in Campina Grande, Paraíba.

Studies were conducted to survey medicinal plant salesmen in Campina Grande, Paraiba, Brazil, from August to September 2008, to determine the species of boldo (Plectranthus neochilus and Peumus boldus) commercialized and evaluate the knowledge of the traders regarding the medicinal uses of the...

Author(s)
Santos, R. L.; Nobre, M. S. de C.; Guimarães, G. P.; Vieira, K. V. M.; Felismino, D. C.; Dantas, I. C.; Silva, L. A.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Evaluation of hemolytic and spasmolytic activities of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Sargassum polyceratium</i> Montagne (Sargassaceae).

Studies were conducted to determine the cytotoxic potential of the crude ethanolic extract from Sargassum polyceratium (Sarg-EtOH) in rat erythrocytes and investigate its spasmolytic activity on guineapig ileum. For the determination of the effect of the Sarg-EtOH extract on rat erythrocytes, blood ...

Author(s)
Correia, A. C. C.; Macêdo, C. L.; Monteiro, F. S.; Souza, F. H. T.; Pessôa, H. L. F.; Miranda, G. E. C. de; Dias, C. S.; Barbosa Filho, J. M.; Cavalcante, F. A.; Silva, B. A.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Investigation of hemolytic and spasmolytic activities of the total alkaloid fraction from root bark of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Solanum paludosum</i> Moric. (Solanaceae).

Studies were conducted to determine the cytotoxicity of the total alkaloid fraction from root bark of Solanum paludosum (TAF-SP) on rat erythrocytes and investigate its possible spasmolytic effect on rat uterus and guineapig trachea. To determine the effect of the TAF-SP on rat erythrocytes, an...

Author(s)
Correia, A. C. C.; Monteiro, F. de S.; Macêdo, C. L.; Basílio, I. J. L. D.; Pessôa, H. L. F.; Agra, M. F.; Bhattacharyya, J.; Cavalcante, F. A.; Silva, B. A.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Poisoning by plants, mycotoxins, and algae in Argentinian livestock.

This chapter describes some (i) plants causing hepatic necrosis and fibrosis, primary photosensitivity, and sudden death; (ii) plants, fungi and algae causing hepatogenic photosensitivity; (iii) plants affecting the central nervous and digestive systems; (iv) nephrotoxic, cyanogenic, systemic...

Author(s)
Odriozola, E.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Toxic plants of Cuba.

In Cuba, 388 plant species were previously reported as toxic, 28 of these are endemic, and grouped into 260 genera from 98 families. This chapter describes some plants affecting the cardio-circulatory system and those causing hepatotoxicity/photodermatitis in animals including livestock and in...

Author(s)
Marrero, E.; Goicochea, C. B.; Perera, L. M. S.; Páez, I. P.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Toxic plants affecting grazing cattle in Colombia.

This chapter review describes some of the plants potentially toxic for cattle in Colombia. These plants include those affecting the blood, cardiac muscle, liver (either by causing hepatocellular necrosis or by inducing intrahepatic cholestasis), digestive, urinary, nervous, musculoskeletal systems...

Author(s)
Diaz, G. J.; Boermans, H. J.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Toxic plants of the state of Piauí, Northeastern Brazil.

In the State of Piauí (Brazil), knowledge about plants poisonous to livestock began to emerge during the 1950s when many plants were recognized as toxic. Presently, 16 plants are known to be toxic in the State, and 4 plants are considered toxic by farmers and veterinarians, but there is no...

Author(s)
Silva, S. M. M. S.; Mello, G. W.; Costa, F. A. L.; Carvalho, C. J. S.; Cavalcante, M. V. F. L.; Oliveira, D. M.; Riet-Correa, F.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Recently diagnosed poisonous plants in the Cariri region, state of Paraíba, Brazil.

This chapter reports three previously unknown poisonous plants for ruminants and horses in the Cariri region, Paraiba, Brazil. These are Arrabidaea corallina causing diarrhoea in goats, Mimosa ophthalmocentra causing malformations, and Chloris spp. which is probably harbouring endophytic fungi...

Author(s)
Pessoa, C. R. M.; Pessoa, A. F. A.; Dantas, A. F. M.; Medeiros, R. M. T.; Riet-Correa, F.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Poisonous plants on dairy farms of the Caparaó microregion, Espírito Santo State, Brazil.

In the Caparaó microregion (Espírito Santo, Brazil), cases of poisoning of dairy cattle by plants have been frequent, but there are no records to estimate the losses. This chapter presents the results of a study aiming to estimate the occurrence of different plant species causing poisonings in the...

Author(s)
Oliveira, E. V.; Scardua, C. M.; Dórea, M. D.; Nunes, L. C.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Ornamental toxic plant species sold in Campina Grande's market, Paraíba, Brazil.

This chapter presents the results of a study carried out during October and November 2008 aimed to conduct an inventory in the market of toxic ornamental plant species in Campina Grande (Paraíba, Brazil), and report their possible symptoms. Based on the results, 12 species were identified by the...

Author(s)
Brito, R. G.; Santos, R. L.; Guimarães, G. P.; Ponciano, T. N.; Dantas, I. C.; Felismino, D. C.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper

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