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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 Poisoning by plants, mycotoxins, and algae in Argentinian livestock.

This chapter describes some (i) plants causing hepatic necrosis and fibrosis, primary photosensitivity, and sudden death; (ii) plants, fungi and algae causing hepatogenic photosensitivity; (iii) plants affecting the central nervous and digestive systems; (iv) nephrotoxic, cyanogenic, systemic...

Author(s)
Odriozola, E.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Toxic plants of Cuba.

In Cuba, 388 plant species were previously reported as toxic, 28 of these are endemic, and grouped into 260 genera from 98 families. This chapter describes some plants affecting the cardio-circulatory system and those causing hepatotoxicity/photodermatitis in animals including livestock and in...

Author(s)
Marrero, E.; Goicochea, C. B.; Perera, L. M. S.; Páez, I. P.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Toxic plants affecting grazing cattle in Colombia.

This chapter review describes some of the plants potentially toxic for cattle in Colombia. These plants include those affecting the blood, cardiac muscle, liver (either by causing hepatocellular necrosis or by inducing intrahepatic cholestasis), digestive, urinary, nervous, musculoskeletal systems...

Author(s)
Diaz, G. J.; Boermans, H. J.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Poisonous plants on dairy farms of the Caparaó microregion, Espírito Santo State, Brazil.

In the Caparaó microregion (Espírito Santo, Brazil), cases of poisoning of dairy cattle by plants have been frequent, but there are no records to estimate the losses. This chapter presents the results of a study aiming to estimate the occurrence of different plant species causing poisonings in the...

Author(s)
Oliveira, E. V.; Scardua, C. M.; Dórea, M. D.; Nunes, L. C.
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 <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Brachiaria</i> spp. poisoning in sheep in Brazil: experimental and epidemiological findings.

This chapter presents experiments aiming to examine the aspects of Brachiaria spp. poisoning in sheep in Brazil, and analyse the epidemiological records from spontaneous outbreaks. The susceptibility of sheep to signal grass (Brachiaria decumbens [Urochloa decumbens]) poisoning, the effect of...

Author(s)
Castro, M. B.; Santos, H. L., Jr.; Mustafa, V. S.; Gracindo, C. V.; Moscardini, A. C. R.; Louvandini, H.; Paludo, G. R.; Borges, J. R. J.; Haraguchi, M.; Ferreira, M. B.; Riet-Correa, F.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Acute poisoning by <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Crotalaria spectabilis</i> seeds in pigs of Mato Grosso State, Brazil.

This chapter reports an outbreak of acute intoxication by seeds of C. spectabilis in pigs in Mato Grosso, Brazil, due to contamination of sorghum (Sorghum bicolor) grain, describing the epidemiology, clinical signs, pathological findings, and the experimental reproduction of the poisoning in pigs...

Author(s)
Boabaid, F. M.; Alberton, R. L.; Ubiali, D. G.; Cruz, R. A. S.; Silva, M. I. V.; Pescador, C. A.; Souza, M. A.; Colodel, E. M.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper

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