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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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Acute poisoning by <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Crotalaria spectabilis</i> seeds in pigs of Mato Grosso State, Brazil.

This chapter reports an outbreak of acute intoxication by seeds of C. spectabilis in pigs in Mato Grosso, Brazil, due to contamination of sorghum (Sorghum bicolor) grain, describing the epidemiology, clinical signs, pathological findings, and the experimental reproduction of the poisoning in pigs...

Author(s)
Boabaid, F. M.; Alberton, R. L.; Ubiali, D. G.; Cruz, R. A. S.; Silva, M. I. V.; Pescador, C. A.; Souza, M. A.; Colodel, E. M.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Phenology of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Senecio</i> spp. and vegetation cover in Rio Grande do Sul State, Southern Brazil.

This paper reviews the relationship between the occurrence of four toxic Senecio species (S. brasiliensis, S. oxyphyllus, S. heterotrichius, and S. selloi) and the levels of vegetation cover in native grasslands in the southern region of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. It was found that the vegetative...

Author(s)
Karam, F. S. C.; Jarenkow, J. A.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Nutritional implications of pyrrolizidine alkaloid toxicosis.

The pyrrolizidine alkaloids (PA) constitute one of the most important classes of toxicants of plant origin. Although as many as 6000 plant species contain PA, only a few are of major agricultural or toxicological importance. Livestock poisoning problems are associated mainly with the PA occurring...

Author(s)
Cheeke, P. R.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Evaluation of immunotoxic properties of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Senecio brasiliensis</i>: study of toxicity in rats.

This chapter presents the results of a study conducted to (i) determine the dose of S. brasiliensis extract that could cause toxicity in male rats, and (ii) establish if there were lower doses that did not induce substantial toxicity that may, however, induce immunotoxic effects from S....

Author(s)
Elias, F.; Hueza, I. M.; Haraguchi, M.; Górniak, S. L.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Poisoning of cattle by <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Senecio</i> spp. in Uruguay.

This chapter describes the epidemiological situation of poisoning of cattle by Senecio spp. in Uruguay, including its clinical patters, necropsy findings, histopathology, diagnosis and treatment. The distribution and habitat of Senecio spp., the animal species sensitive to Senecio poisoning, the...

Author(s)
Preliasco, M.; Rivero, R.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Risks from plants containing pyrrolizidine alkaloids for livestock and meat quality in Northern Australia.

This chapter describes poisoning associated with consumption of pyrrolizidine alkaloid (PA)-containing plants (Crotalaria spp., Heliotropium spp. and Senecio spp.) by cattle and horses in rangelands of northern Australia, as well as the risks for meat quality of PA residues and potential health...

Author(s)
Fletcher, M. T.; McKenzie, R. A.; Reichmann, K. G.; Blaney, B. J.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Poisoning by <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Cycas revoluta</i> in dogs in Brazil.

This chapter reports two cases of poisoning by Cycas revoluta in young and adult female dogs in Brazil. The diagnosis of poisoning by C. revoluta was based on the clinical picture, necropsy findings, and histological lesions compatible with those described for dogs, which confirmed the evidence...

Author(s)
Cunha, B. M.; França, T. N.; Pinto, M. S. F.; Esteves, M. A.; Yamasaki, E. M.; Peixoto, P. V.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Natural and experimental poisoning of bovines by <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Cestrum corymbosum</i> Schltdl. in the State of Minas Gerais, Brazil.

Cases of death with postmortem findings of acute hepatic insufficiency have been observed during the last few years in bovines (such as cattle) from the Estiva region in the state of Minas Gerais, Brazil. A plant commonly found in the pasture was identified as Cestrum corymbosum, a shrub belonging...

Author(s)
Varaschin, M. S.; Wouters, F.; Petta, I.; Bezerra, P. S., Jr.; Wouters, A. T. B.
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">Trema micrantha</i> poisoning in domestic herbivores.

This chapter describes the epidemiological, clinical and pathological aspects of T. micrantha poisoning in domestic herbivores in the state of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. Data regarding natural and experimental cases of T. micrantha poisoning were retrospectively retrieved from farmers and the...

Author(s)
Bandarra, P. M.; Traverso, S. D.; Raymundo, D. L.; Pavarini, S. P.; Sonne, L.; Cruz, C. E. F.; Driemeier, D.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper

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