A Guide to Poisonous House and Garden Plants

A Guide to Poisonous House and Garden Plants

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This title is an excellent resource to help indentify poisonous plants in the home and garden and contains the most current information about plant toxicity in dogs and cats. This essential reference allows veterinarians to not only identify poisonous plants, but also includes the toxic properties of the plant and the clinical signs that can be expected in animals that ingest the plants. This instrumental guide contains detailed discussions on the plant toxins, the plant parts that are most dangerous and the first aid that should be considered. The title includes 192 domestic and exotic plant species, with an emphasis on plants typically found in and around the home. This user friendly guide is organized alphabetically by the planta€™s botanical name, while the index includes common names listed to help find the specific plant in question. The 350 high quality color photos also assist the practitioner in accurate plant identification. The highly visual, easily accessible format make this title an ideal toxically reference for small animal practitioners. Published by Teton New Media in the USA and distributed by Manson Publishing outside of North America.Podocarpus. Family: Podocarpaceae Common Names Buddhist pine, yew pine, kusamaki Plant Description A genus of about ... The leaves are similar in appearance to those of yews (Taxus species) but much larger (Figures 323 and 324).

Title:A Guide to Poisonous House and Garden Plants
Author:Anthony Knight
Publisher:CRC Press - 2007-01-01


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