Browsing Slide Collection (Paraclinical Sciences - Pharmacology & Toxicology) by Issue Date

Browsing Slide Collection (Paraclinical Sciences - Pharmacology & Toxicology) by Issue Date

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  • Botha, C.J. (Christoffel Jacobus); Venter, Elna; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science. Dept. of Paraclinical Sciences. Section Pharmacology and Toxicology (2002)
    DISTRIBUTION: It grows in all types of soil, especially sandy soil and fertile soil. It is found in disturbed places such as road reserves, gardens and cultivated lands.
  • Botha, C.J. (Christoffel Jacobus); Venter, Elna; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science. Dept. of Paraclinical Sciences. Section Pharmacology and Toxicology (2002)
    DISTRIBUTION: Grows everywhere, but especially in vleis. Flowers whenever it rains. Western Cape around Boland, Eastern Cape, Karoo, Free State, Gauteng and Mpumalanga. Not found in Kwazulu – Natal. Botanical description: ...
  • Botha, C.J. (Christoffel Jacobus); Venter, Elna; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science. Dept. of Paraclinical Sciences. Section Pharmacology and Toxicology (2002)
    DISTRIBUTION: Gauteng, Mpumalanga, N.E. Free State, Vaal dam, Hartebeespoort dam and Roodeplaat dam, now also Western and Eastern Cape Provinces. Botanical description: General: • These fresh water, blue-green algae ...
  • Botha, C.J. (Christoffel Jacobus); Venter, Elna; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science. Dept. of Paraclinical Sciences. Section Pharmacology and Toxicology (2002)
    TOXIC PRINCIPLE: Mechanism of formation: • Plant hairs are apparently poorly digested by ruminal micro-organisms and accumulate in especially the abomasum. • Here under the influence of abomasal movement, innumerable ...
  • Botha, C.J. (Christoffel Jacobus); Venter, Elna; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science. Dept. of Paraclinical Sciences. Section Pharmacology and Toxicology (2002)
    BOTANICAL DESCRIPTION: Jatropha multifida General: A small spreading tree Leaves: The leaves are large, deeply cut (fingered or palmate) Fruit: The fruits are fleshy. Jatropha curcas General: A shrub or small ...
  • Botha, C.J. (Christoffel Jacobus); Venter, Elna; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science. Dept. of Paraclinical Sciences. Section Pharmacology and Toxicology (2002)
    DISTRIBUTION: • Mainly utilized as a pasture or a lawn grass, but it also escapes and grows in moist fertile places in the wild. • It grows naturally in the highlands of Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, DRC, Ethiopia, Rwanda ...
  • Botha, C.J. (Christoffel Jacobus); Venter, Elna; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science. Dept. of Paraclinical Sciences. Section Pharmacology and Toxicology (2002)
    DISTRIBUTION: Commonly found along roadsides and watercourses and disturbed soil. It is planted in gardens and cultivated for medicinal purposes. A declared invader plant that has to be eradicated. Originally from tropical ...
  • Botha, C.J. (Christoffel Jacobus); Venter, Elna; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science. Dept. of Paraclinical Sciences. Section Pharmacology and Toxicology (2002)
    DISTRIBUTION: Lupins are cultivated chiefly in the southern and south-western areas of the Cape province as a fodder crop.
  • Botha, C.J. (Christoffel Jacobus); Venter, Elna; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science. Dept. of Paraclinical Sciences. Section Pharmacology and Toxicology (2002)
    DISTRIBUTION: An active invader, often in disturbed areas and over-grazed land. Most common on the western and southern edges of the Karoo.
  • Botha, C.J. (Christoffel Jacobus); Venter, Elna; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science. Dept. of Paraclinical Sciences. Section Pharmacology and Toxicology (2002)
    DISTRIBUTION: Widespread on disturbed soil, etc.
  • Botha, C.J. (Christoffel Jacobus); Venter, Elna; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science. Dept. of Paraclinical Sciences. Section Pharmacology and Toxicology (2002)
    DISTRIBUTION: Various Ornithogalum spp. occur throughout the country. Also cultivated in gardens.
  • Botha, C.J. (Christoffel Jacobus); Venter, Elna; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science. Dept. of Paraclinical Sciences. Section Pharmacology and Toxicology (2002)
    DISTRIBUTION: This family of plants is widely spread all over the country, often in places where the soil has been disturbed.
  • Botha, C.J. (Christoffel Jacobus); Venter, Elna; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science. Dept. of Paraclinical Sciences. Section Pharmacology and Toxicology (2002)
    DISTRIBUTION: G. burchelli occurs more or less in the eastern half of the country and in the Western Cape, while G. polycephala is to be found in the drier parts of the Karoo and the Northern Cape province.
  • Botha, C.J. (Christoffel Jacobus); Venter, Elna; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science. Dept. of Paraclinical Sciences. Section Pharmacology and Toxicology (2002)
    DISTRIBUTION: It grows in damp places, near or even in water, and prefers shady areas.
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    Botha, C.J. (Christoffel Jacobus); Venter, Elna; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science. Dept. of Paraclinical Sciences. Section Pharmacology and Toxicology (2002)
    DISTRIBUTION: Widespread grasses that occur naturally in all kinds of veld types.
  • Botha, C.J. (Christoffel Jacobus); Venter, Elna; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science. Dept. of Paraclinical Sciences. Section Pharmacology and Toxicology (2002)
    DISTRIBUTION: G. ornativa is confined to the western drier areas of the country, while G. burkei is to be found around the Gauteng area and G. aspera is seen chiefly in the eastern Highveld of S.A.
  • Botha, C.J. (Christoffel Jacobus); Venter, Elna; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science. Dept. of Paraclinical Sciences. Section Pharmacology and Toxicology (2002)
    DISTRIBUTION: It is found as a weed, widely distributed in disturbed places, old lands, overgrazed areas and along stream banks especially in dry, hot regions.
  • Botha, C.J. (Christoffel Jacobus); Venter, Elna; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science. Dept. of Paraclinical Sciences. Section Pharmacology and Toxicology (2002)
    Pygmaeothamnus zeyheri: (Goorappel) Distribution: To be found in warm, sub-tropical, usually dry areas. In acid, sandy soil and on stony hills – not in marshy areas or clay soils. Usually part of a typical plant community ...
  • Botha, C.J. (Christoffel Jacobus); Venter, Elna; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science. Dept. of Paraclinical Sciences. Section Pharmacology and Toxicology (2002)
    DISTRIBUTION: Mostly found in the central and eastern parts of the country. In open veld on mountain slopes and in marshy areas. Often invasive.
  • Botha, C.J. (Christoffel Jacobus); Venter, Elna; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science. Dept. of Paraclinical Sciences. Section Pharmacology and Toxicology (2002)
    DISTRIBUTION: Trifolium spp. as well as Medicago spp. were imported from Europe and Asia to grow as fodder for stock. The Oudtshoorn district is responsible for about 90% of the lucerne seed produced in South Africa.