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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 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 Comparative study of monocrotaline toxicity on peritoneal macrophage activity when dosed for 14 or 28 days.

This study evaluated if monocrotaline (MCT) administration to rats for 28 days has a modulatory effect on nitric oxide (NO) production by peritoneal macrophages (MO). MCT from Crotalaria spectabilis was dissolved and mixed with 1.0% phosphoric acid solution. Distilled water was then added to...

Author(s)
Benassi, J. C.; Haraguchi, M.; Górniak, S. L.; Hueza, I. M.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Seasonal variation in pyrrolizidine alkaloid concentration and plant development in <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Senecio madagascariensis</i> Poir. (Asteraceae) in Brazil.

This chapter presents the results of studies conducted in the municipality of Eldorado do Sul, State of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, in July and October 2007 and January and May 2008 to measure the pyrrolizidine alkaloid (PA) concentrations of S. madagascariensis plant material (including leaves,...

Author(s)
Karam, F. S. C.; Haraguchi, M.; Gardner, D. R.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Buffalo calves intoxicated with <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Ageratum houstonianum</i> Mill.

This chapter aims to document the toxicity of A. houstonianum from Nepal, better characterize the chemistry of toxic A. houstonianum and describe the clinical and pathological changes of poisoning in livestock. Fresh A. houstonianum fed to buffalo calves produced hepatic disease similar to that...

Author(s)
Pal, P. B.; Singh, D. K.; Stegelmeier, B. L.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Hepatic biopsy as a diagnostic tool for detecting <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Senecio</i> spp. poisoning in live cattle.

This chapter describes the liver biopsy as a useful diagnostic method for detecting Senecio poisoning in live cattle. The biopsy results revealed that 55 (24%) out of 227 animals were positive (Group 1) and 172 animals (76%), negative (Group 2) to S. brasiliensis poisoning in the municipality of...

Author(s)
Takeuti, K. L.; Bandarra, P. M.; Brum, J. S.; Carvalho, K. S.; Dalto, A. G. C.; Raymundo, D. L.; Cruz, C. E. F.; Driemeier, D.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Effects of dietary pyrrolizidine (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Senecio</i>) alkaloids on copper and vitamin A tissue concentrations in Japanese quail.

In this study, groups of Japanese quails were fed diets containing copper, vitamin A and pyrrolizidine alkaloids (PA) from tansy ragwort (Senecio jacobaea, TR) collected in Oregon, USA, for 6 weeks. It was shown that consumption of 10% TR did not affect the growth rate; however, the feed efficiency ...

Author(s)
Huan, J.; Cheeke, P. R.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Pyrrolizidine alkaloid poisoning in cattle in the State of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.

This chapter reports outbreaks of pyrrolizidine alkaloid (PA) poisoning in cattle in Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, diagnosed by the Laboratory of Histopathology of the Desidério Finamor Veterinary Research Institute (LH/IPVDF-FEPAGRO) and the Laboratory of Animal Pathology of the School of Agronomy...

Author(s)
Karam, F. S. C.; Motta, A. C.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper

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