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Cover for Poisoning by plants, mycotoxins and related toxins.

This book contains 124 chapters focusing on the various poisonous plants and mycotoxins and their effects on livestock. The effects of the chemical constituents of these poisonous plants and mycotoxins on the liver, reproductive, nervous and other organ systems of laboratory and farm animals are...

Author(s)
Riet-Correa, F.; Pfister, J.; Schild, A. L.; Wierenga, T.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book; Conference proceedings
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 Toxic plants and mycotoxins affecting cattle and sheep in Uruguay.

In Uruguay, bloat caused mainly by Trifolium repens and T. pratense is considered the most important cause of death in adult cattle. Baccharis coridifolia is also a very important cause of death in animals transferred from areas free of the plant to areas in which it exists. Weeds such as ...

Author(s)
Rivero, R.; Riet-Correa, F.; Dutra, F.; Matto, C.
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 Metabolism of the endophyte toxin lolitrem B in cattle liver microsomes.

In this study, cattle liver microsomes were cultured with 2.9 µM lolitrem B from the endophyte Neotyphodium lolii infecting perennial ryegrass (Lolium perenne). Metabolites were detected using HPLC and mass spectrometry. It was shown that lolitrem B was metabolized by bovine liver microsomes at an...

Author(s)
Duringer, J. M.; Craig, A. M.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Zearalenone: an estrogenic mycotoxin with immunotoxic effects.

This chapter presents a study aiming to verify if zearalenone (ZEA), like oestrogen, can induce alterations in some immune parameters in female ovariectomized Wistar rats. Results revealed that female rats treated with ZEA for 28 days showed a decreased food intake and a significantly lower body...

Author(s)
Hueza, I. M.; Tanabe, V. K.; Benassi, J. C.; Raspantini, L. E. R.; Górniak, S. L.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The use of a guinea pig model in detecting diplodiosis, a neuromycotoxicosis of ruminants.

The clinical signs of Stenocarpella maydis neuromycotoxicosis in guineapigs as models for the condition in ruminants in South Africa ingesting maize (Zea mays) contaminated with the fungus are described.

Author(s)
Schultz, R. A.; Snyman, L. D.; Basson, K. M.; Labuschagne, L.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper

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