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Cover for Poisoning of cattle by <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Senecio</i> spp. in Uruguay.

This chapter describes the epidemiological situation of poisoning of cattle by Senecio spp. in Uruguay, including its clinical patters, necropsy findings, histopathology, diagnosis and treatment. The distribution and habitat of Senecio spp., the animal species sensitive to Senecio poisoning, the...

Author(s)
Preliasco, M.; Rivero, R.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Poisonous plants affecting livestock in Central America, with emphasis on Panama.

This chapter presents the poisonous plants affecting livestock in Central America, with emphasis on Panama. The data presented here were obtained from field surveys and necropsies in 1994-95, 2000-01 and 2009. Only plants that induce spontaneous intoxication on livestock raised under range...

Author(s)
Armién, A. G.; Peixoto, P. V.; Tokarnia, C. H.
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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Invasive root-feeding insects in natural forest ecosystems of North America.

This chapter summarizes what is known so far about invasive root-feeding weevils in deciduous forests in the USA, including their species composition, adult host range, geographic distribution, and population dynamics. It also discusses their impacts on the northern forest ecosystems, and suggests...

Author(s)
Coyle, D. R.; Mattson, W. J.; Raffa, K. F.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934613)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Crop wild relatives in the Netherlands: actors and protection measures.

This chapter aims at giving an inventory of the actors that play a role in the conservation of the Dutch flora as well as of protection measures that are taken in the Netherlands for the conservation of wild plant species. Besides organizations that manage the nature conservation areas and ex situ...

Author(s)
Hoekstra, R.; Veller, M. G. P. van; Odé, B.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930998)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Using GIS models to locate potential sites for wheat wild relative conservation in the Palestinian authority areas.

This chapter focuses on the use of 1349 geo-referenced observations of wild relatives of wheat (eight species) to predict the potential distribution areas identified as primary suitable conservation sites with respect to particular climatic variables, rather than the actual range of distribution,...

Author(s)
Allahham, S.; Hasasneh, H.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930998)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Ecogeographical representativeness in crop wild relative <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">ex situ</i> collections.

This chapter describes three methodological approaches for assessing the ecogeographical representativeness (ER) of a gene bank with emphasis on collection of crop wild relative (CWR) species: (1) comparison of gene bank passport data with external sources, (2) ecogeographic characterization of a...

Author(s)
Parra-Quijano, M.; Draper, D.; Torres, E.; Iriondo, J. M.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930998)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Grape phylloxera: an overview.

This chapter provides a review of grape phylloxera, Daktulosphaira vitifoliae (Hemiptera: Sternorrhyncha), and its impact on viticulture and current thinking behind control and management practices. Information on history and geographical distribution, eradication, use of resistant rootstocks,...

Author(s)
Powell, K. S.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934613)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Which haystack? Climate matching to narrow the search for weed biological control agents.

The shrub Chromolaena odorata (L.) King and Robinson (Asteraceae) is highly invasive in southeastern Africa and is the subject of a South African biological control programme. The biotype of C. odorata growing in South Africa differs in several respects from the more common type noted to be...

Author(s)
Robertson, M. P.; Zachariades, C.; Kriticos, D. J.
ISBN
2008 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845935061)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper

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