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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 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 Further investigations of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Xanthoparmelia</i> toxicity in ruminants.

The following experiments were undertaken in an attempt to define the natural history of this disease and to isolate the proximate toxin responsible for Xanthoparmelia chlorochroa toxicity. Lichen was collected from 3 widely separated sites throughout Wyoming (south-central, southeastern, and...

Author(s)
Raisbeck, M.; Dailey, R.; Siemion, R.; Montgomery, D.; Ingram, J.; Jesse, C.; Vasquez, M.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Radiographic monitoring of lesions induced by <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Solanum malacoxylon</i> (Solanaceae) poisoning in rabbits.

The objective of this study was to evaluate by radiographic monitoring the lesions caused by experimental poisoning with S. malacoxylon in rabbits. Ten adult rabbits (Oryctolagus cuniculus) with an average weight of 3 kg were kept in cages and given commercial diets with levels of 0.38% calcium and ...

Author(s)
Ubiali, D. G.; Néspoli, P. B.; Boabaid, F. M.; Silva, M. I. V.; Pescador, C. A.; Souza, M. A.; Nakazato, L.; Colodel, E. M.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Toxic plants grown in gardens in Alto Branco, Campina Grande, Paraíba, Brazil.

This chapter presents the results of a study aimed to do a survey on toxic plant species present in gardens in Alto Branco, in the city of Campina Grande (Paraíba, Brazil), as well as to do a brief summary of the main characteristics related to each one of the species in order to have a greater...

Author(s)
Brito, R. G.; Santos, R. L.; Guimarães, G. P.; Dantas, I. C.; Felismino, D. C.
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 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

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