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Cover for Conditioning taste aversion to <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Mascagnia rigida</i> (Malpighiaceae) in sheep.

Field studies were conducted in Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil, to determine whether lithium chloride (LiCl)-treated sheep could be averted from consuming Mascagnia rigida in the edaphic and climatic conditions of a semi-arid region of northeastern Brazil. Twelve 10- to 12-month-old female sheep were...

Author(s)
Silva, I. P. da; Soto-Blanco, B.
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 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 Toxicity to honey bees from pollen from several plants in Northeastern Brazil.

In the present study, the toxic potential of the pollen of Azadirachta indica, Mimosa tenuiflora, Piptadenia stipulacea, and Ricinus communis to honey bees (Apis mellifera) was tested. Pollen samples were collected near Mossoró city, Rio Grande do Norte, in northeastern Brazil. Results showed only...

Author(s)
Mesquita, L. X.; Maracajá, P. B.; Sakamoto, S. M.; Malaspina, O.; Soto-Blanco, B.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Experimental studies of poisoning by <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Aspidosperma pyrifolium</i>.

This chapter (i) describes spontaneous cases of poisoning by Aspidosperma pyrifolium; (ii) characterizes the toxicity of this plant in rats; and (iii) investigates the cytotoxicity by in vitro tests. Naturally occurring cases of poisoning were observed on 6 farms in the region of the cities of...

Author(s)
Lima, M. C. J. S.; Soto-Blanco, B.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Cyanide toxicity and interference with diet selection in quail.

A total of 27 female quails (Coturnix coturnix) were divided into 3 groups which were fed diets containing 0, 1 or 3 mg potassium cyanide (KCN) in a toxicological study. In another study, 20 female were fed both a control diet or a diet containing 1% sodium sulfate for 2 days, after which they were ...

Author(s)
Rocha-e-Silva, R. C.; Cordeiro, L. A. V.; Soto-Blanco, B.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper

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