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Poisoning by Plants, Mycotoxins, and Related Toxins

Edited By: F Riet-Correa, James Alan Pfister, A L Schild and Terrie L Wierenga

744 pages, illustrations

CABI Publishing

Hardback | May 2011 | #198647 | ISBN-13: 9781845938338
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NHBS Price: £125.00 $157/€147 approx

About this book

This comprehensive collection of up-to-the-minute research in the field of poisonous plants investigates the effects of toxins on animals and humans. It covers the effects of poisonous plants on the liver, the reproductive system, and the nervous system, as well as exploring the field of herbal medicine. In a specialised section devoted to control measures, the book highlights techniques such as vaccination and taste aversion, providing the reader with important information on safeguarding against disaster. This volume is an essential reference for veterinarians, researchers, toxicologists and chemists. It is suitable for veterinarians, researchers, toxicologists and chemists.


Contents

1. Regional Poisonings
2. The Liver
3. Reproductive System
4. Nervous System
5. Plants Causing Sudden Deaths
6. Toxic Plants Affecting Other Systems
7. Mycotoxins and Other Toxins
8. Toxic Compounds and Chemical Methods
9. Control Measures
10. Herbals
11. Poisonous Ornamental Plants for Humans

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