Poisoning by Plants, Mycotoxins and Related Toxins

August 2011
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  • Published
    16th August 2011
  • ISBN 9781845938338
  • Language English
  • Pages 660 pp.
  • Size 6.875" x 9.75"

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 specialized 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.

The Liver
Reproductive System
Nervous System
Toxic Plants Affecting Other Systems
Mycotoxins and Other Toxins
Toxic Compounds and Chemical Methods
Control Measures

James Pfister

James Pfister is at USDA-ARS Poisonous Plant Research Laboratory, USA.

Terrie L. Wierenga

Terrie L Wierenga is at USDA-ARS Poisonous Plant Research Laboratory, USA.

Franklin Riet-Correa

Franklin Riet-Correa is at Federal University of Campina Grande, Brazil.

Ana Lucia Schild

Ana Lucia Schild is at Federal University of Pelotas, Brazil.