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Cover for Evaluation of anticholinesterasic activity of strain SPC 920-<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Geitlerinema unigranulatum</i> (oscillatoriales, cyanobacteria).

Studies were conducted to determine the toxic compounds and potential pharmaceutical drugs in extracts of SPC 920- Geitlerinema unigranulatum. Lyophilized cells of G. unigranulatum were obtained from batch cultures and freeze-dried cells were extracted and submitted to HPLC analysis. The toxicity...

Author(s)
Dogo, C. R.; Rangel, M.; Cardoso-Lopes, E. M.; Sant'Anna, C. L.; Bruni, F. M.; Lopes-Ferreira, M.; Carvalho, L. R. de
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
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 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 Alkaloid profiles of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Mimosa tenuiflora</i> and associated methods of analysis.

The alkaloid contents of the leaves and seeds of M. tenuiflora collected from northeastern Brazil were studied. Alkaloids were isolated by classical acid/base extraction procedures and by cation exchange solid phase extraction. The crude alkaloid fractions were then analysed by thin layer...

Author(s)
Gardner, D. R.; Riet-Correa, F.; Panter, K. E.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Conditioned aversion induced by <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Baccharis coridifolia</i> in sheep and cattle.

The efficiency of the following methods to prevent livestock poisoning by B. coridifolia was evaluated in Brazil: (1) burning plant material under an animalś nose and having the animal inhale the resulting smoke, (2) rubbing the plant on the animalś muzzle and mouth, and (3) gradually introducing...

Author(s)
Almeida, M. B.; Assis-Brasil, N. D.; Schild, A. L.; Riet-Correa, F.; Pfister, J. A.; Soares, M. P. S.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Poisonous plants affecting ruminants in Southern Brazil.

Results are presented of a retrospective study conducted using the records of the Setor de Patologia Veterinária da Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul for the period 2000-08. Necropsy and submitted samples for histology on spontaneous plant poisoning cases involving cattle, sheep, and goats...

Author(s)
Antoniassi, N. A. B.; Raymundo, D. L.; Boabaid, F. M.; Juffo, G. D.; Bandarra, P. M.; Pedroso, P. M. O.; Cruz, C. E. F. da; Driemeier, D.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Brachiaria</i> spp. poisoning in ruminants in Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil.

This chapter reports the epidemiology (period of year, species affected, age, morbidity, lethality, and pasture vegetative stage), clinical signs, and pathology of Brachiaria spp. poisoning in ruminants in Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil, based on the records of the Veterinary Pathology Laboratory at...

Author(s)
Lemos, R. A. A. de; Nogueira, A. P. A.; Souza, R. I. C.; Santos, B. S.; Carvalho, N. M.; Aniz, A. C. M.; Freitas, P. C. de
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Hematological, biochemical, and urinary alterations of enzootic bovine hematuria in dairy cows in the Caparaó microregion, Espírito Santo State, Brazil.

This study evaluates hematological, biochemical, and urinary changes of dairy cattle with clinical signs of enzootic bovine hematuria (EBH) in the microregion of Caparaó in the southern region of Espírito Santo, Brazil. From August 2008 to January 2009, 18 crossbred Dutch dairy cows of various ages ...

Author(s)
Favarato, B. C.; Bof, G. B.; Oliveira, E. V. de; Trivilin, L. O.; Porfírio, L. C.; Nunes, L. C.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Poisoning of sheep by shells of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Jatropha curcas</i> seeds.

The histopathological effects of the shells of J. curcas seeds on sheep were studied. Twenty 8-month-old clinically healthy male sheep were assigned to four groups of five animals each. Treatment groups received 15 (T1), 30 (T2) and 40% (T3) of their diet as shells of J. curcas seeds for 19 days,...

Author(s)
Ferreira, O. R.; Brito, S. S.; S Chagas, F. C. S.; Ramos, A. T.; Hosomi, F. Y. M.; Lima, F. G. de; Maiorka, P. C.; Araújo, V. L.; Neiva, J. N. M.; Fioravante, M. C. S.; Maruo, V. M.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper

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