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TOXIC LOCOWEED SPECIES IN MONGOLIA AND WESTERN USA

Investigators
Panter K E
Institutions
Mongolian State University of Agriculture
Start date
2009
End date
2014
Objective
Survey grasslands of Mongolia and the western United States for species of Oxytropis, Astragalus and Swainsonia to determine which species and populations contain the toxic alkaloid swainsonine that causes locoweed poisoning in livestock.
Funding Source
Agricultural Research Service
Project source
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Project number
5428-32630-012-05N
Accession number
418216
Categories
Natural Toxins
Parasites
Viruses and Prions
Bacterial Pathogens
Chemical Contaminants
Sanitation and Quality Standards