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Cover for Effects of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Senna occidentalis</i> seeds ingested during gestation on kid behavior.

Despite the clinical and histopathological knowledge about Senna occidentalis (Cassia occidentalis) intoxication, little is known about the effects of this plant when eaten during the perinatal period. This chapter presents a study aiming to (i) evaluate some behavioural changes in the development...

Author(s)
Barbosa-Ferreira, M.; Pfister, J. A.; Gotardo, A. T.; Raspantini, P. C. F.; Górniak, S. L.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Maintaining aversion to <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Geigeria ornativa</i> (Vermeerbos) in sheep by means of continuous exposure to an aversive mixture presented in a self-feeder.

Studies were conducted to investigate whether continuous exposure to an aversive mixture, presented in a self-feeder in the field, would accomplish persistent intake of the aversive mixture and thereby sustain aversion of sheep to Geigeria ornativa. Fifteen 2-year-old Dorper wethers averted to G....

Author(s)
Snyman, L. D.; Schultz, R. A.; Theunissen, A.; Mosia, K.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Conditioned flavor aversion and location avoidance in hamsters from toxic extract of tall larkspur (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Delphinium barbeyi</i>).

Studies were conducted to address conditioned flavour aversion (CFA) and place avoidance learning in hamsters given injections of alkaloid extracts from tall larkspur (Delphinium barbeyi), determine if larkspur had reinforcing or negative properties sufficient to cause place avoidance or preference ...

Author(s)
Pfister, J. A.; Cheney, C. D.; Gardner, D. R.; Panter, K. E.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Amended method of averting cattle to yellow tulp (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Moraea pallida</i>).

This article describes a modified method to teach cattle to avoid yellow tulp (Moraea pallida) while grazing pastures in South African conditions. It was shown that the combination of intramuscular injection with epoxyscillirosidin and drenching with lithium carbonate was effective in aversion...

Author(s)
Snyman, L. D.; Schultz, R. A.; Labuschagne, L.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Toxicity in mice of the total alkaloid fraction of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Chondrodendron platyphyllum</i>.

Studies were conducted to evaluate the toxicity of the total alkaloid fraction of Chondrodendron platyphyllum in mice and its possible effects on the central nervous system (CNS). Adult male albino Swiss mice were administered with the stem bark extract of C. platyphyllum and the animals were...

Author(s)
Montenegro, F. C.; Sena, M. C. P.; Filho, J. M. B.; Araújo, D. A. M.; Almeida, R. N.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Conditioning taste aversion to <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Mascagnia rigida</i> (Malpighiaceae) in sheep.

Field studies were conducted in Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil, to determine whether lithium chloride (LiCl)-treated sheep could be averted from consuming Mascagnia rigida in the edaphic and climatic conditions of a semi-arid region of northeastern Brazil. Twelve 10- to 12-month-old female sheep were...

Author(s)
Silva, I. P. da; Soto-Blanco, B.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Cyanide toxicity and interference with diet selection in quail.

A total of 27 female quails (Coturnix coturnix) were divided into 3 groups which were fed diets containing 0, 1 or 3 mg potassium cyanide (KCN) in a toxicological study. In another study, 20 female were fed both a control diet or a diet containing 1% sodium sulfate for 2 days, after which they were ...

Author(s)
Rocha-e-Silva, R. C.; Cordeiro, L. A. V.; Soto-Blanco, B.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Investigation of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Cereus jamacaru</i> ethanol extract effects in rats.

Studies were conducted to determine the sub-acute toxicity and behaviour alterations of an ethanolic extract obtained from Cereus jamacaru cladodes in rats to contribute to a rational and safe use of this plant in folk medicine or as food source for livestock. A total of 40 Wistar rats (90 days...

Author(s)
Queiroz, F. M.; Medeiros, I. U.; Sousa, D. M. N.; Marinho, R. N. A.; Pereira, P. R. S.; Oliveira, C. N.; Schwarz, A.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper

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