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Author McKenzie, Ross. (Ross Andrew), 1949-

Title Australia's poisonous plants, fungi and cyanobacteria : a guide to species of medical and veterinary importance / by Ross McKenzie
Published Collingwood, Vic. : CSIRO Publishing, 2012
Collingwood, VIC : CSIRO Publishing, [2012]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  581.6590994 Mck/App  AVAILABLE
 W'PONDS  581.6590994 Mck/App  AVAILABLE
Description xxi, 950 pages : illustrations, maps ; 28 cm
regular print
Contents 1.Understanding plants and plant poisoning -- 2.How to confirm tentative identifications -- 3.Common poisoning profiles -- pt. 1 Poisonous cyanobacteria (blue-green algae) -- 4.Poisonous cyanobacteria (blue-green algae) -- pt. 2 Poisonous fungi -- 5.Poisonous fungi -- pt. 3 Poisonous vascular plants -- 6.Poisonous ferns -- 7.Poisonous cycads -- 8.Poisonous grasses, sedges and mat-rushes -- 9.Poisonous grass-trees -- 10.Poisonous grass-like herbs (iris and lily families) -- 11.Poisonous forbs (non-grass-like herbs) -- 12.Poisonous vines (climbing plants and creepers) -- 13.Poisonous shrubs -- 14.Poisonous trees -- 15.Digest of poisonous cyanobacteria, algae, slime moulds, macrofungi and plants in Australia
Summary "This book is the first full-color, comprehensive guide to the major natural threats to health in Australia affecting domestic and native animals and humans. The overriding aim of the book is to prevent poisoning, as there are few effective treatments available, particularly in domestic animals. It is written in a straightforward style making it accessible to a wide audience." -- Publisher
Analysis Australian
Botany & plant science (Australia)
Medical toxicology (Australia)
Veterinary science & medicine (Australia)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 903-906) and index
Notes Also issued in various ebook formats
Mode of access: Internet. Refer to the publisher's home page
Has Indexes P
Subject Cyanobacteria -- Australia.
Plant toxins -- Physiological effect.
Poisonous plants -- Toxicology -- Australia.
Poisonous plants -- Australia.
Toxigenic fungi -- Australia.
Veterinary toxicology.
Plants, Toxic.
Plant Poisoning.
SUBJECT Australia.
LC no. 2014451671
ISBN 9780643092679