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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 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 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 Toxic plants of the state of Piauí, Northeastern Brazil.

In the State of Piauí (Brazil), knowledge about plants poisonous to livestock began to emerge during the 1950s when many plants were recognized as toxic. Presently, 16 plants are known to be toxic in the State, and 4 plants are considered toxic by farmers and veterinarians, but there is no...

Author(s)
Silva, S. M. M. S.; Mello, G. W.; Costa, F. A. L.; Carvalho, C. J. S.; Cavalcante, M. V. F. L.; Oliveira, D. M.; Riet-Correa, F.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Recently diagnosed poisonous plants in the Cariri region, state of Paraíba, Brazil.

This chapter reports three previously unknown poisonous plants for ruminants and horses in the Cariri region, Paraiba, Brazil. These are Arrabidaea corallina causing diarrhoea in goats, Mimosa ophthalmocentra causing malformations, and Chloris spp. which is probably harbouring endophytic fungi...

Author(s)
Pessoa, C. R. M.; Pessoa, A. F. A.; Dantas, A. F. M.; Medeiros, R. M. T.; Riet-Correa, F.
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 Determination of teratogenic effects of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Aspidosperma pyrifolium</i> ethanolic extract in rats.

This chapter presents the results of an experiment conducted to study the effect of an ethanolic extract of A. pyrifolium leaf on rat reproduction. From days 6-21 of pregnancy, the ethanolic extract was administrated daily by gavage at 0.06 g diluted in 2 ml of soya oil. The animals from the...

Author(s)
Figueiredo, A. P. M.; Dantas, F. P. M.; Medeiros, R. M. T.; Barbosa Filho, J. M.; Riet-Correa, F.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Poisonous plants affecting the nervous system of horses in Brazil.

This chapter reports poisonous plants affecting the nervous system in horses in Brazil. These incluse Indigofera lespedezioides, Turbina cordata, Sida carpinifolia, Crotalaria retusa, Bambusa vulgaris f. vulgaris, Hypochaeris radicata, Equisetum spp and Senecio spp.

Author(s)
Lima, E. F.; Riet-Correa, B.; Riet-Correa, F.; Medeiros, R. M. T.; Gardner, D. R.; Riet-Correa, G.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper

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