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Brucellosis is an infectious disease caused by bacteria of the genus Brucella spp., produces characteristic infection in animals and can infect humans. It is a cosmopolitan zoonosis, and causes significant health and economic damage. The risk group that is infected with B. abortus is composed of...

Author(s)
Ferreira, J. C. C.; Ribeiro, T. M. P.; Francener, S. F.
Publisher
Federal University of Ceará, Fortaleza, Brazil
Citation
Revista Brasileira de Higiene e Sanidade Animal, 2018, 12, 4, pp 477-486
Abstract

The Brazilian cattle herd in between 1975 and 2017 rose from 101,673,753 to 171,858,168 of animals, representing a growth of 69%, of which 77% of this growth occurred in the Amazon, where in the same period the herd grew 1.066%. However, the deforestation has grown at the same rate, putting the...

Author(s)
Ohashi, O. M.; Cordeiro, M. da S.; Santos, S. do S. D.; Almeida, N. N. da C.; Silva, T. V. G.; Rolim Filho, S. T.
Publisher
Colégio Brasileiro de Reprodução Animal, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Citation
Revista Brasileira de Reprodução Animal, 2018, 42, 3/4, pp 202-205
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This study aimed to evaluate the efficacy of an association of pyrethroids and organophosphate formula in the Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus control in a natural infested cattle from Mato Grosso State. They were evaluated 24 animals with 33.11 engorged female ticks of medium infestation. After ...

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Heidmann Junior, M.; Souza, A. A. D. de; Nascimento, C. G. do; Bragaglia, G. N.; Lima, L. M. S.; Toma, S. B.; Rosa, S. C.; Castro, B. G. de
Publisher
Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia, Universidade Estadual Paulista, Botucatu, Brazil
Citation
Veterinária e Zootecnia, 2016, 23, 4, pp 713-721
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The Brazilian Amazon in the past decades has been suffering severe landscape alteration, mainly due to anthropogenic activities, such as road building and land clearing for agriculture. Using a high-resolution time series of land cover maps (classified as mature forest, non-forest, secondary...

Author(s)
Rosa, I. M. D.; Gabriel, C.; Carreiras, J. M. B.
Publisher
Springer-Verlag GmbH, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Regional Environmental Change, 2017, 17, 6, pp 1687-1699
Abstract

Aflatoxin M1 (AFM1) is a mycotoxin that can be found in cheeses and makes the monitoring of this food of public health interesting. In Brazil, the Amazon region has a cattle herd with dairy production of cheese, and an evaluation of the food and its risk to the population is required. The objective ...

Author(s)
Barroncas, J. S.; Kluczkovski, A. M.; Lima, E. S.; Felix, P. H. C.; Viana, C. de S.; Xavier, L. R.; Pinto, S. de C. B.; Kluczkovski Kunior, A.
Publisher
Academic Journals, Lagos, Nigeria
Citation
African Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology, 2019, 13, 13, pp 163-169
Abstract

In the past few years, relative frequencies of malaria parasite species in communities living in the Colombian Amazon riverside have changed, being Plasmodium vivax (61.4%) and Plasmodium malariae (43.8%) the most frequent. Given this epidemiological scenario, it is important to determine the...

Author(s)
Camilo Prado, C.; Alvarado-Cabrera, L. A.; Camargo-Ayala, P. A.; Garzón-Ospina, D.; Camargo, M.; Soto-De León, S. C.; Cubides, J. R.; Celis-Giraldo, C. T.; Elkin Patarroyo, M.; Alfonso Patarroyo, M.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2019, 14, 3, pp e0213335
Abstract

Cattle ranching in Brazil is a key driver of deforestation and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. The Brazilian government plans to reduce national GHG emissions by at least 36%, partly by reducing emissions in the livestock sector through strategies such as intensification, pasture improvement, and...

Author(s)
Bogaerts, M.; Cirhigiri, L.; Robinson, I.; Rodkin, M.; Hajjar, R.; Costa Junior, C.; Newton, P.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Cleaner Production, 2017, 162, pp 1539-1550
Abstract

Scholarly attention to sustainability transitions is rapidly increasing. This article explores how cultural politics constrain agricultural change. Cultural politics, or conflicting values about appropriate types of agriculture, are an underexplored variable influencing whether or not farmers adopt ...

Author(s)
Meek, D.
Publisher
Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Agriculture and Human Values, 2016, 33, 2, pp 275-290
Abstract

Numerous monofluoroacetate (MFA)-containing plants in Brazil cause sudden death syndrome precipitated by exercise in livestock, which is characterized by loss of balance, ataxia, labored breathing, muscle tremors, and recumbence leading to death. Four species of Palicourea collected at six farms...

Author(s)
Carvalho, F. K. de L.; Cook, D.; Lee, S. T.; Taylor, C. M.; Oliveira, J. B. S.; Riet-Correa, F.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Toxicon, 2016, 109, pp 42-44
Abstract

This article provides an integrated analytical framework to explain the factors and trends shaping cattle ranching development in the Brazilian Amazon and its implications for deforestation. The two most important factors currently shaping cattle ranching evolution in this region are gradual market ...

Author(s)
Pacheco, P.; Poccard-Chapuis, R.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Annals of the Association of American Geographers, 2012, 102, 6, pp 1366-1390

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