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Risks from plants containing pyrrolizidine alkaloids for livestock and meat quality in Northern Australia.

Fletcher, M.T. and McKenzie, R.A. and Reichmann, K.G. and Blaney, B.J. (2011) Risks from plants containing pyrrolizidine alkaloids for livestock and meat quality in Northern Australia. In: 8th International Symposium on Poisonous Plants (ISOPP8), May 2009, Joao Pessoa, Paraiba, Brazil.

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Article Link(s): http://dx.doi.org/10.1079/9781845938338.0208

Publisher URL: http://www.cabi.org/CABeBooks/default.aspx?site=107&page=45&LoadModule=PDFHier&BookID=573

Abstract

This chapter describes poisoning associated with consumption of pyrrolizidine alkaloid (PA)-containing plants (Crotalaria spp., Heliotropium spp. and Senecio spp.) by cattle and horses in rangelands of northern Australia, as well as the risks for meat quality of PA residues and potential health hazards to consumers.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Corporate Creators:DEEDI
Additional Information:© CABI Publishing.
Keywords:Consumers; food poisoning; food safety; health hazards; livestock; meat; meat animals; meat quality; poisoning; poisonous plants; pyrrolizidine alkaloids; rangelands; residues; risk; cattle; Crotalaria; Heliotropium; horses; man; plants; Senecio; toxicosis.
Subjects:Plant pests and diseases > Poisonous plants
Veterinary medicine > Other diseases and conditions
Animal culture > Horses
Animal culture > Cattle > Meat production
Deposited On:08 Jun 2011 05:15
Last Modified:08 Jun 2011 05:15

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