Toxic Plants of North America (Hardcover)
Toxic Plants of North America, Second Edition is an up-to-date, comprehensive reference for both wild and cultivated toxic plants on the North American continent. In addition to compiling and presenting information about the toxicology and cl...
George E. Burrows, DVM, PhD, is emeritus professor of toxicology and former adjunct toxicologist in the Animal Diagnostic Laboratory of the Oklahoma State University College of Veterinary Medicine, Stillwater. The author of numerous journal articles on the identification of plant toxicants and their mechanisms of action, he has also served as an associate editor for Veterinary & Human Toxicology, coordinating a feature page, "Poisonous Plant Cases."
Ronald J. Tyrl, PhD, is emeritus professor of botany and former curator of the herbarium at Oklahoma State University, Stillwater. He is the coordinating editor of the Flora of Oklahoma Project and has authored numerous technical articles and books on the identification and classification of flowering plants.
Toxic Plants of North America, Second Edition is an up-to-date, comprehensive reference for both wild and cultivated toxic plants on the North American continent. In addition to compiling and presenting information about the toxicology and classification of these plants published in the years since the appearance of the first edition, this edition significantly expands coverage of human and wildlifeboth free-roaming and captiveintoxications and the roles of secondary compounds and fungal endophytes in plant intoxications.
More than 2,700 new literature citations document identification of previously unknown toxicants, mechanisms of intoxication, additional reports of intoxication problems, and significant changes in the classification of plant families and genera and associated changes in plant nomenclature. Toxic Plants of North America, Second Edition is a comprehensive, essential resource for veterinarians, toxicologists, agricultural extension agents, animal scientists, and poison control professionals.
|Genre||MEDICAL / Veterinary Medicine / General|
|Publisher Date||2013-01-29 00:00:00.0|
|Unit weight||7.94 lb|
|Audience||Professional and scholarly|
|Authors||Burrows, George E.|
Questions & Answers
Shipping & Returns
Standard Return Policy:
Items must be returned in new or unused condition and contain all original materials included with the shipment. More Details
FINAL SALE EXCLUSION: Items marked as FINAL SALE are not returnable unless the problem you experience is the result of our error.
* For your protection, all orders are screened for security purposes. If your order is selected for review, our Loss Prevention Team may contact you by phone or email. There may be a two business day delay to process your order.
** Most Oversize orders are delivered within 1-4 weeks. Some orders may take 6 weeks to be delivered.