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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: LIVESTOCK LOSSES FROM ABORTIFACIENT AND TERATOGENIC PLANTS

Location: Poisonous Plant Research

Title: Poisonous Plants of the United States

Authors
item Panter, Kip
item Welch, Kevin
item Gardner, Dale
item Lee, Stephen
item Green, Benedict
item Pfister, James
item Cook, Daniel
item Davis, Thomas
item Stegelmeier, Bryan

Submitted to: Veterinary Toxicology: Basic and Clinical Principles
Publication Type: Book / Chapter
Publication Acceptance Date: February 22, 2012
Publication Date: March 29, 2012
Repository URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-385926-6.00100-9
Citation: Panter, K.E., Welch, K.D., Gardner, D.R., Lee, S.T., Green, B.T., Pfister, J.A., Cook, D., Davis, T.Z., Stegelmeier, B.L. 2012. Poisonous Plants of the United States. In: Guptra, R.C., editor. Veterinary Toxicology: Basic and Clinical Principles. 2nd edition. Boston, MA: Academic Press. p. 1031-79.

Interpretive Summary: Poisonous plants cause significant economic losses to the livestock industry throughout the world from death losses, abortions, birth defects, increased veterinary care, and other related factors. This chapter is not intended to be all-inclusive, but provides current research information on important poisonous plants in the United States, and this resource will be useful to researchers, veterinarians, teachers, land managers, extension agents, and the general public.

Technical Abstract: Poisonous plants cause significant economic losses to the livestock industry throughout the world from death losses, abortions, birth defects, increased veterinary care, and other related factors. This chapter is not intended to be all-inclusive, but provides current research information on important poisonous plants in the United States including: locoweed, larkspur, poison hemlock, death camas, milkweeds, oak, etc. This resource will be useful to researchers, veterinarians, teachers, land managers, extension agents, and the general public.

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