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Poisonous Plants of South Africa

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Poisonous Plants of South Africa 🌿🔴

Protect Yourself and Your Loved Ones: Discover the hidden dangers lurking in South Africa's flora with the comprehensive guide, Poisonous Plants of South Africa. Gain valuable knowledge about the most commonly occurring poisonous plants, empowering you to stay safe and make informed decisions.

🌱 A Safeguard Against Danger:

  • 135 Detailed Species Descriptions: Explore in-depth information on 135 poisonous plants, including their descriptions, types of toxins, and potential toxicity. Understand their importance in human or livestock poisoning, and the pharmacological effects of their poisonous ingredients.
  • Visual Identification: Over 450 stunning full-colour photographs aid in the accurate identification of poisonous plants and their various plant parts.
  • Distribution Maps: Easily locate poisonous plants that occur naturally in the wild with helpful distribution maps.
  • Empowering Knowledge: Delve into introductory chapters on human and animal poisoning in South Africa, first aid treatment, methods of testing for toxicity, toxin extraction and isolation, as well as the effects of poisonous principles.
  • Comprehensive Resources: Access plant lists categorized by class of toxin and type of livestock poisoning. A useful checklist of poisonous plants and a glossary of medical terms provide additional support.

📚 Authors: This invaluable guide is authored by Ben-Erik van Wyk, Fanie van Heerden, and Bosch van Oudtshoorn—renowned experts in the field. Their expertise ensures trustworthy and accurate information.

📖 Technical Specifications:

  • ISBN: 9781875093304
  • Extent: 288 pages
  • Format: 240 x 168 mm
  • Features: Hard cover, full colour photographs, distribution maps

🌿 Stay Informed, Stay Safe: Equip yourself with the knowledge to identify and avoid potentially harmful plants. Poisonous Plants of South Africa is your essential companion in understanding the dangers that surround us and taking proactive measures to protect yourself and your environment.