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Poisonous plants of the United States. by Muenscher, Walter Conrad Leopold

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Published by Macmillan in New York .
Written in English


  • Poisonous plants.,
  • Botany -- United States.

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Bibliography: p. 246-260.

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Paginationxviii, 277 p.
Number of Pages277
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15566742M

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From the Preface: No general treatment of the poisonous plants of the United States has appeared since the publication of the Manual of Poisonous Plants by Pammel in The investigations in this interval of a quarter of a century have contributed very materially to the knowledge of poisonous plants.4/5(2).   Poisonous Plants of Paradise: First Aid and Medical Treatment of Injuries from Hawaii's Plants (Latitude 20 Books (Paperback)) by Susan Scott and Craig Thomas MD | May 1, out of 5 stars 3. Nature and classification of poisonous plants. The natural groups or families of plants. The chemical nature and properties of the toxic principle. The physiological action of the toxic principle. The conditions under which poisoning is produced. Plants poisonous or injurious under special conditions. Plants causing dermatitis. Plants causing photosensitization. Poisonous plants and the toxins they produce result in major economic losses to the livestock industries throughout the world. In the 17 western United States, it was estimated that more than $ million in annual losses were attributed to poisonous plants (Nielsen et al., ; Nielsen and James, ). This cost estimate used figures.

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The authors dedicate this latest revision of Plants Poisonous to Livestock in the Western States to Lynn F. James, Research Leader of the ARS Poisonous Plant Research Laboratory (PPRL) from to Under his guidance, PPRL gained a national and international reputation in the field of poisonous plants. He was the. Plants Poisonous or Harmful to Horses in the Midwest ( edition) is an essential tool for horse owners, professionals and anyone with grazing animals. Revised from the Plants Poisonous or Harmful to Horses in the North Central United States, the book includes detailed descriptions and updated photographs of 19 plants and groups of plants, and their distribution, control . When dried, the poisonous effect is reduced. The most common species is C. maculata; one of the species found in the Western United States, C. douglasii, often found in pastures and swamps, has especially thick stems and very large and sturdy flowers which are sometimes harvested for flower displays. This is inadvisable as the sap is also toxic. The plants in this chapter are some of the most important poisonous plants in the United States and considerable research has been conducted to reduce their incidence of poisoning. This chapter is not intended to be all inclusive but focuses on some of the most economically important and geographically widespread poisonous plants to livestock.