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Cover for Caatinga of Northeastern Brazil: vegetation and floristic aspects.

This paper provides a detailed geologic, edaphic and climatic background of caatingas in northeastern Brazil, their vegetation and floristic composition, origin, causes of the degradation and their conservation.

Author(s)
Oliveira, O. F. de
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Plant poisonings in Mato Grosso do Sul.

This chapter reports the epidemiology, clinical signs, gross and histological findings, and control measures of the poisoning by plants in herbivores in the state of Mato Grosso do Sul, central-western Brazil, during 1994-2008. Plants causing hepatogenous photosensitization, sudden death,...

Author(s)
Lemos, R. A. A. de; Guimarães, E. B.; Carvalho, N. M.; Nogueira, A. P. A.; Santos, B. S.; Souza, R. I. C.; Cardinal, S. G.; Kassab, H. O.
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">Solanum paniculatum</i> of cattle in the state of Pernambuco, Northeastern Brazil.

This chapter reports spontaneous outbreaks of poisoning by Solanum paniculatum in cattle in the state of Pernambuco and experimental reproduction of the intoxication in cattle in the states of Pernambuco, Paraíba, and Rio Grande do Sul. The outbreaks occurred during a 3-year period between...

Author(s)
Guaraná, E. L. S.; Riet-Correa, F.; Mendonça, C. L. de; Medeiros, R. M. T.; Costa, N. A.; Afonso, J. A. B.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Toxic nephrosis in cattle from Pernambuco State, Northeastern Brazil associated with the ingestion of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Thiloa glaucocarpa</i>.

The objective of this chapter is to report outbreaks of nephrosis that occurred in the state of Pernambuco in areas invaded by Thiloa glaucocarpa. Thirty-two cases of toxic nephrosis were reported in the files of the Bovine Clinics of the Federal Rural University of Pernambuco, in the City of...

Author(s)
Miranda Neto, E. G. de; Pereira, A. L. L.; Souza, J. C. A.; Mendonça, C. L.; Riet-Correa, F.; Dantas, A. F. M.; Costa, N. A.; Rego, R. O.; Silva Filho, A. P.; Afonso, J. A. B.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Chemical analysis of toxic principles in preparations of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Ruta graveolens</i> and <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Petiveria alliacea</i>.

Studies were conducted to determine the chemical composition of preparations from the leaves of Petiveria alliacea and Ruta graveolens and correlate chemical compositions with their toxicological effects. Plants of both species were grown and collected in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Fresh leaves of...

Author(s)
Amaral, A. C. F.; Silva, J. R. de A.; Falcão, D. Q.; Ferreirinha, L. G.; Santos, A. R. dos; Araújo, R. B.; Ferreira, J. L. P.
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 Enzootic calcinosis in ruminants from Central Brazil.

The epidemiology, clinical signs, and pathology of 42 outbreaks of enzootic calcinosis (EC) in cattle, sheep and goats in Mato Grosso (19), Distrito Federal (19), Goiás, (6), Minas Gerais (2) and Tocantins (1), Brazil, [date not given] are presented. Additionally, Ageratum conyzoides, Chamaecrista...

Author(s)
Guedes, K. M. R.; Colodel, E. M.; Castro, M. B.; Mustafa, V. S.; Moraes, D. D.; Reis Júnior, J. L.; Borges, J. R. J.; Boabaid, F. M.; Ubiali, D. G.; Arruda, L. P. de; Riet-Correa, F.
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 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

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