All About Poisonous Plants

Author: Sonia Davidson
Editor: J. A. Allen, Limited
ISBN: 9780851318042
Size: 15,89 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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All equines are at risk from plant poisoning and many suffer avoidable illness, or even death, every year.This invaluable guide contains superb colour photographs which enable the horse owner to identify the most dangerous plants likely to be encountered throughout the year. Concise plant descriptions are given, together with advice on removal and management. A close study of All About Poisonous Plants will help to ensure safe grazing for horses and peace of mind for their owners. It is an essential reference work for owners, riders, students and examination candidates.• A concise, one-stop guide for owners on keeping their horse safe in the field• With advice on identifying, removing and managing poisonous plants, this is an immensely practical and indispensable book• Illustrated with clear, informative photographs throughout

Poisonous Plants And Animals Of Florida And The Caribbean

Author: David W. Nellis
Editor: Pineapple Press Inc
ISBN: 9781561641116
Size: 18,84 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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-- By identifying dangerous organisms, this book makes life safer for those who encounter the exuberant diversity of nature in the American tropics -- Part One illustrates and describes each poisonous plant and animal in a nontechnical manner -- Part Two provides in-depth information of the toxins, symptoms, and treatments presently recorded in the scientific literature, as well as beneficial uses and folklore -- A must for campers, hikers, bicyclists, kayakers -- anyone who spends time in the Florida outdoors

Poisonous Plants Of Paradise

Author: Susan Scott
Editor: University of Hawaii Press
ISBN: 9780824822514
Size: 20,27 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Can swallowing a poinsettia leaf kill you? Why do you have to cook taro before you eat it? Is cooking with oleander wood really dangerous? Poisonous Plants of Paradise, a well-researched and generously illustrated guide to potentially harmful plants in Hawai'i, answers these questions and many more in everyday language and in a user-friendly format. Of value to both medical professionals and the general public, this handbook describes each plant in words and color photos, then identifies the plant's toxins, mechanism of injury, incidence, signs and symptoms, and traditional and modern uses. The authors offer first aid recommendations and discuss advanced medical treatment based on the latest published literature. Health-care workers, naturalists, hikers, parents, and child-care providers will find Poisonous Plants of Paradise a highly useful and informative reference.

A Field Guide To Venomous Animals And Poisonous Plants North America North Of Mexico

Author: Steven Foster
Editor: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780395936085
Size: 18,54 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
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Describes dangerous mammals, reptiles, spiders, insects, flowers, shrubs, trees, and mushrooms

Edible And Poisonous Plants Of Northern California

Size: 13,15 MB
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This book is filled with fascinating facts, recipes and stories about common plants found growing wild in northern California. Every vacant lot, park, open space and empty field contains some of the characters in this book. Get ready to meet a variety of common weeds with uncommon stories. There will be sinister plants with deadly reputations, and friendly vegetables disguised as weeds. Over fifty detailed drawings will help you to recognize some of the plant personalities. And this is important, because after reading you will want to get off that couch and meet these plants. These "weeds" grow all around, from Sacramento to San Francisco, Monterey to San Jose. we are surrounded by a silent plant community. Learn what it has to say to you between the covers of this book.

Poisonous Plants Of Zimbabwe

Author: Soul Shava
Size: 12,72 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Poisonous Plants And Related Toxins

Author: Thomas Acamovic
Editor: CABI
ISBN: 9781845933586
Size: 17,20 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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This book presents refereed and edited papers from the 6th International Symposium on Poisonous Plants, held in Scotland in August 2001. It covers a range of topics from plant biochemistry to toxic effects in animals (particularly grazing farmed animals) and humans. The contents include the evolution of antinutrients and toxins in plants, biomedical applications of toxins in plants, isolation, identification and effects of plant and fungal toxins and the effect of plant toxins on aversion to plants in animal diets.

Poisonous Plants Of California

Author: Thomas C. Fuller
Editor: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520055698
Size: 14,86 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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00 This highly informative volume describes California's native, naturalized, and cultivated plant species which can be poisonous and describes how to recognize them, where they are found, and what symptoms they produce. This highly informative volume describes California's native, naturalized, and cultivated plant species which can be poisonous and describes how to recognize them, where they are found, and what symptoms they produce.