Poisoning by Plants, Mycotoxins, and Related Toxins
A L Schild
T L Wierenga
May 2011 / Hardback / 760 Pages / 9781845938338
Toxic Plants Affecting Other Systems
Mycotoxins and Other Toxins
Toxic Compounds and Chemical Methods
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.