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Research Project: Understanding and Mitigating the Adverse Effects of Poisonous Plants on Livestock Production Systems

Location: Poisonous Plant Research

Title: Poisonous plants of the United States

Author
item PANTER, KIP - Retired ARS Employee
item Welch, Kevin
item Gardner, Dale
item Lee, Stephen
item Green, Benedict - Ben
item Pfister, James
item Cook, Daniel
item Davis, Thomas - Zane
item Stegelmeier, Bryan

Submitted to: Book Chapter
Publication Type: Book / Chapter
Publication Acceptance Date: 8/15/2017
Publication Date: 2/12/2018
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. 2018. Poisonous plants of the United States. In: Gupta, R.C., editor. Veterinary Toxicology, Basic and Clinical Principles. 3rd edition. Oxford, UK: Elsevier. p. 825-872.

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.