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Cover for Biological control in Uruguay.

The first reported case of biological control in Uruguay was an attempt to import the parasitoid Encarsia berlesei from Italy to manage the white peach scale in 1912, which failed due to high mortality during the long boat trip. Later introduction of the same parasitoid (in 1913) and the predator ...

Author(s)
Basso, C.; Ribeiro, A.; Cibils, X.; Chiaravalle, W.; Punschke, K.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242430)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The impacts of tourism in economic growth and development in Uruguay.

This chapter takes an economic perspective to study the contribution of tourism to economic growth and development in Uruguay. Reporting that Uruguay is the Latin American country that receives the highest proportion of tourists in terms of its population, the chapter quantifies the contribution of ...

Author(s)
Brida, J. G.; Lanzilotta, B.; Pizzolon, F.; Rodríguez Brindis, M.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243048)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Tourism planning and development in Latin America.

This book attempts to overcome past research negligence by focusing exclusively on tourism development, planning and impacts in a wide range of Latin American countries. It aims to widen the documentation and understanding of tourism in the sub-region in the English literature. The book has ten...

Author(s)
Monterrubio, C.; Andriotis, K.; Stylidis, D.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243048)
Type
Book
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Cover for Handling and transport of cattle and pigs in South America.

This chapter offers a short description of the importance of livestock production chains for South American countries, and covers initiatives used in Brazil, Chile and Uruguay to reduce bruising and other damage to beef and pork carcasses. It is shown that after training truck drivers and handlers, ...

Author(s)
Costa, M. J. R. P. da; Huertas, S. M.; Gallo, C.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786399151)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Handling and transport of cattle and pigs in South America.

This chapter covers animal handling and transport research in Brazil, Chile and Uruguay. Data collected from 2005 to 2012 clearly show that bruising and other damage to beef and pork carcasses can be greatly reduced by training truck drivers and handlers, and by simple improvements in facilities....

Author(s)
Costa, M. J. R. P. da; Huertas, S. M.; Strappini, A. C.; Gallo, C.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643212)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Concentration and effect in mice of the essential oil pulegone from <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Mentha pulegium</i>, a suspected toxic plant in Eastern Uruguay.

The relative composition of the oil obtained from aerial parts of M. pulegium (OMP) growing wild in farms in Los Ajos, Uruguay, where bovines were suspected to be affected by its ingestion was studied. Samples of fresh leaves and stems were collected during the summer (January to February) of 2006. ...

Author(s)
Verdes, J. M.; Moraña, A.; Dehl, V.; Ruiz-Díaz, A.; Dellacasa, E.; Dutra, F.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Experimental poisoning by <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Nierembergia rivularis</i> in sheep of Uruguay.

The objective of this paper is to report the experimental poisoning in sheep ingesting N. rivularis in northern region of Uruguay. The experiment was conducted in the same farm where the natural intoxication occurred. Four Corriedale crossbred sheep were used, one as control. The animals, weighing...

Author(s)
García y Santos, C.; Etcheberry, G.; Goyen, J. M.; Pereira, R.; Pérez, W.; Ruiz, A.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Enzootic calcinosis of sheep in Uruguay.

This work describes two outbreaks of enzootic calcinosis in sheep in Uruguay: one caused by Solanum glaucophyllum in 2006 and the other by Nierembergia rivularis in 2005-2006.

Author(s)
García y Santos, C.; Capelli, A.; Sosa, S.; Pérez, W.; Domínguez, R.; Pereira, R.; Bonino, F.; Goyen, J. M.; Alonso, E.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Osteolathyrism in calves in Uruguay.

This chapter reports spontaneous outbreaks of intoxication by Lathyrus hirsutus in calves in Uruguay and its experimental reproduction in the same species. Seven outbreaks during the years 2004-2008 were studied. Cases occurred in November in the Departments of San José and Canelones. Farms where...

Author(s)
García y Santos, C.; Sosa, S.; Capelli, A.; Pérez, W.; Domínguez, R.; Aldecoa, C.; Franco, C.; Moreira, G.
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

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