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Cover for Measurement of steroidal saponins in <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Panicum</i> and <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Brachiaria</i> grasses in the USA and Brazil.

Four switchgrass cultivars (Trailblazer, Cave-in-Rock, Summer, and Kanlow) were grown at the University of Nebraska Agricultural Research and Development Center. Each cultivar was hand-harvested to a 10 cm stubble height on 3 July 2002. Five Panicum maximum samples were collected on 4 February 2005 ...

Author(s)
Lee, S. T.; Mitchell, R. B.; Gardner, D. R.; Tokarnia, C. H.; Riet-Correa, F.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Plants teratogenic to livestock in the United States.

The incidence of livestock congenital malformations has been estimated at 1-3% of all births and it has been speculated that 33% of all congenital malformations in livestock are induced by poisonous plants. This chapter describes some plants (including Veratrum, Solanum, Nicotiana, Astragalus,...

Author(s)
Panter, K. E.; Welch, K. D.; Lee, S. T.; Gardner, D. R.; Stegelmeier, B. L.; Ralphs, M. H.; Davis, T. Z.; Green, B. T.; Pfister, J. A.; Cook, D.
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 <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Baccharis pteronioides</i> toxicity.

The purpose of this study is to develop a small animal model of B. pteronioides toxicity, describe the clinical, gross, and histologic lesions of poisoning, and initiate chemical studies to identify the toxin and characterize and describe its toxicity. Leaves of B. pteronioides, collected from Utah ...

Author(s)
Stegelmeier, B. L.; Sani, Y.; Pfister, J. A.
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 Effect of MDL-type alkaloids on tall larkspur toxicosis.

The contributions of 7,8-methylenedioxylycoctonine (MDL)-type alkaloids on the overall toxicity of tall larkspur (Delphinium barbeyi) were evaluated. The effects of deltaline and 14-O-acetyldictyocarpine (14-OAD) on the toxicity of methyllycaconitine (MLA) in mice were assessed following...

Author(s)
Welch, K. D.; Gardner, D. R.; Panter, K. E.; Green, B. T.; Cook, D.; Pfister, J. A.; Stegelmeier, B. L.; Davis, T. Z.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Lupine-induced 'crooked calf disease' in Washington and Oregon: identification of the alkaloid profiles of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Lupinus sericeus</i>, <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Lupinus sulphureus</i>, and <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Lupinus leucophyllus</i>.

The characteristic alkaloid profiles of L. sulphureus, L. leucophyllus and L. sericeus in northeastern Oregon and the Channel Scablands of east-central Washington, USA, were studied. Seven chemotypes were identified from the collections of L. sulphureus. Chemotype A collected near Ritzville,...

Author(s)
Cook, D.; Lee, S. T.; Gardner, D. R.; Pfister, J. A.; Welch, K. D.; Green, B. T.; Davis, T. Z.; Panter, K. E.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Distribution of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Delphinium occidentale</i> chemotypes and their potential toxicity.

Field samples of D. occidentale populations (1464 plants representing 118 accessions) were collected in the summer of 2007 and 2008 throughout the geographical distribution of D. occidentale, including Utah, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, Nevada and Oregon, USA. These samples, along with 599...

Author(s)
Cook, D.; Gardner, D. R.; Pfister, J. A.; Welch, K. D.; Green, B. T.; Lee, S. T.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper

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