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Cover for Plants teratogenic to livestock in the United States.

The incidence of livestock congenital malformations has been estimated at 1-3% of all births and it has been speculated that 33% of all congenital malformations in livestock are induced by poisonous plants. This chapter describes some plants (including Veratrum, Solanum, Nicotiana, Astragalus,...

Author(s)
Panter, K. E.; Welch, K. D.; Lee, S. T.; Gardner, D. R.; Stegelmeier, B. L.; Ralphs, M. H.; Davis, T. Z.; Green, B. T.; Pfister, J. A.; Cook, D.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Dose-response evaluation of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Veratrum californicum</i> in sheep.

This chapter presents the results of a study conducted to determine the maximum tolerated dose of ground V. californicum root and the corresponding dose of cyclopamine that would not severely incapacitate the ewes or cause fetal death but still cause craniofacial malformations in the lambs. The...

Author(s)
Welch, K. D.; Lee, S. T.; Gardner, D. R.; Panter, K. E.; Stegelmeier, B. L.; Cook, D.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Toxic effects of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Ipomoea carnea</i> on placental tissue of rats.

This chapter presents the results of a study conducted to evaluate the effects of I. carnea in the placental tissue and in the litters of treated female rats. The experimental groups were treated orally by gavage once a day from GD6 to GD19 with 1, 3 and 7 g I. carnea aqueous fraction/kg, whereas...

Author(s)
Lippi, L. L.; Santos, F. M.; Moreira, C. Q.; Górniak, S. L.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Chronic heart failure and abortion caused by <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Tetrapterys</i> spp. in cattle in Brazil.

Although the epidemiological and clinical-pathological aspects of poisoning by Tetrapterys spp. have been extensively studied, the pathogenesis remains obscure and the toxic principle is still unknown. Further, spongy degeneration lesions of the central nervous system can eventually occur in...

Author(s)
Peixoto, P. V.; Caldas, S. A.; França, T. N.; Peixoto, T. C.; Tokarnia, C. H.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Effects of gossypol present in cottonseed cake on spermatogenesis in sheep.

This chapter presents the results of a study conducted to evaluate spermatogenesis in male sheep fed cottonseed cake containing gossypol. Twelve male adult purebred Santa Inês sheep were separated into two groups: the first was fed daily with 0.5 kg cottonseed cake/animal (treated group) and the...

Author(s)
Guedes, F.; Soto-Blanco, B.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Effects of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Senna occidentalis</i> seeds ingested during gestation on kid behavior.

Despite the clinical and histopathological knowledge about Senna occidentalis (Cassia occidentalis) intoxication, little is known about the effects of this plant when eaten during the perinatal period. This chapter presents a study aiming to (i) evaluate some behavioural changes in the development...

Author(s)
Barbosa-Ferreira, M.; Pfister, J. A.; Gotardo, A. T.; Raspantini, P. C. F.; Górniak, S. L.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Evaluation of the abortifacient effect of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Luffa acutangula</i> Roxb. in rats.

This chapter presents the results of a study conducted to investigate the abortifacient effect of L. acutangula tea in rats. Eleven pregnant Wistar female rats were used for the experiment. On the 15th day of gestation, 6 rats were dosed by gavage with the infusion of L. acutangula at 10 ml/kg body ...

Author(s)
Fernandes, L. C. B.; Cordeiro, L. A. V.; Soto-Blanco, B.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Determination of teratogenic effects of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Aspidosperma pyrifolium</i> ethanolic extract in rats.

This chapter presents the results of an experiment conducted to study the effect of an ethanolic extract of A. pyrifolium leaf on rat reproduction. From days 6-21 of pregnancy, the ethanolic extract was administrated daily by gavage at 0.06 g diluted in 2 ml of soya oil. The animals from the...

Author(s)
Figueiredo, A. P. M.; Dantas, F. P. M.; Medeiros, R. M. T.; Barbosa Filho, J. M.; Riet-Correa, F.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Poisonous plants affecting the nervous system of horses in Brazil.

This chapter reports poisonous plants affecting the nervous system in horses in Brazil. These incluse Indigofera lespedezioides, Turbina cordata, Sida carpinifolia, Crotalaria retusa, Bambusa vulgaris f. vulgaris, Hypochaeris radicata, Equisetum spp and Senecio spp.

Author(s)
Lima, E. F.; Riet-Correa, B.; Riet-Correa, F.; Medeiros, R. M. T.; Gardner, D. R.; Riet-Correa, G.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Rational uses of mesquite (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Prosopis juliflora</i>) and the importance of spontaneous poisoning by the pods in ruminants from Pernambuco, Northeastern Brazil.

This chapter reviews some rational uses of mesquite (Prosopis juliflora) and the importance of spontaneous poisoning by the pods of this plant in ruminants in Pernambuco, northeastern Brazil. The epidemiological, clinical and pathological aspects of spontaneous and experimental cases of poisoning...

Author(s)
Câmara, A. C. L.; Afonso, J. A. B.; Riet-Correa, F.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper

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