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Leucaena leucocephala has played a key role in the development of sustainable cattle ranching in Latin America. This species is the backbone of the so-called Intensive Silvopastoral Systems (ISPS) that combine high-density cultivation of leucaena as fodder shrubs (4,000-40,000 plants/ha) with...

Author(s)
Chará, J.; Rivera, J.; Barahona, R.; Murgueitio, E.; Calle, Z.; Giraldo, C.
Publisher
Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical (CIAT), Cali, Colombia
Citation
Tropical Grasslands - Forrajes Tropicales, 2019, 7, 4, pp 259-266
Abstract

Livestock production in Latin America is strongly associated with deforestation. Silvopastoral systems are an alternative; however, the relation between animal welfare and tree coverage has been poorly studied. We hypothesized that a connection between these features exist and that its evaluation...

Author(s)
Mancera, K. F.; Zarza, H.; Buen, L. L. de; García, A. A. C.; Palacios, F. M.; Galindo, F.
Publisher
Springer-Verlag, Paris, France
Citation
Agronomy for Sustainable Development, 2018, 38, 2, pp 19
Abstract

Leucaena leucocephala (leucaena) is native to Mexico and Central America and is currently naturalized in the majority of Latin American countries. Over the last 2 decades, considerable research and promotion of leucaena have been carried out in Colombia, Mexico, Cuba, Brazil, Paraguay and...

Author(s)
Pachas, N. A.; Radrizzani, A.; Murgueitio, E.; Uribe, F.; Zapata Cadavid, Á.; Chará, J.; Ruiz, T. E.; Escalante, E.; Mauricio, R. M.; Ramírez-Avilés, L.
Publisher
Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical (CIAT), Cali, Colombia
Citation
Tropical Grasslands - Forrajes Tropicales, 2019, 7, 2, pp 127-132
Abstract

Bartonella spp. have been identified in many bat species worldwide, including the zoonotic species, Candidatus Bartonella mayotimonensis. The common vampire bat (Desmodus rotundus) preys preferentially on livestock in Latin America and is frequently infected with Bartonella spp. To determine the...

Author(s)
Raya, A. P.; Jaffe, D. A.; Chomel, B. B.; Ota, M. S.; Tsou, P. M.; Davis, A. Z.; Olave-Leyva, J. I.; Galvez-Romero, G.; Stuckey, M. J.; Kasten, R. W.; Obregón-Morales, C.; Aréchiga-Ceballos, N.; Martinez-Martinez, F.; Aguilar-Setién, A.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Microbiology, 2018, 222, pp 69-74
Abstract

In emergent economies and developing countries of Africa, Asia and Latin America, the major cause for carcass rejection from the international market is bruising; nevertheless, many of these carcases are destined to local markets and meat processing industries for human consumption. Therefore, the...

Author(s)
Cruz-Monterrosa, R. G.; Reséndiz-Cruz, V.; Rayas-Amor, A. A.; López, M.; Miranda-de Lama, G. C. la
Publisher
Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tropical Animal Health and Production, 2017, 49, 1, pp 145-152
Abstract

Latin America is the definition of the American group, where languages of Latin origin are spoken, including countries in South, Central, and North America. Paratuberculosis is a gastrointestinal contagious chronic disease that affects ruminants, whose etiological agent is the bacilli Mycobacterium ...

Author(s)
Espeschit, I. F.; Schwarz, D. G. G.; Faria, A. C. S.; Souza, M. C. C.; Paolicchi, F. A.; Juste, R. A.; Carvalho, I. A.; Moreira, M. A. S.
Publisher
Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tropical Animal Health and Production, 2017, 49, 8, pp 1557-1576
Abstract

Author(s)
Beier, E.
Publisher
Deutscher Fachverlag GmbH, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Citation
Fleischwirtschaft, 2015, 95, 12, pp 42-44
Abstract

The adaptation of bats to different environments has resulted in the evolution of unique phenotypic and genotypic characteristics such as flight, echolocation and highly specialized diets. Bats have also been increasingly recognized as reservoirs for viruses which can cross species barriers. Among...

Author(s)
Zamudio, M. E.
Publisher
Mensch & Buch Verlag, Berlin, Germany
Citation
The vampire bat virome: evolutionary implications in an immunological context, 2016, pp 74 pp.
Abstract

This book discusses the global market for animal health products focusing on the Brazilian animal health market which is considered the second largest in the world next to USA and overtaking some Latin American Countries. Highlight of this book focused on the economic growth, sales performance, and ...

Author(s)
Axt, B.
Publisher
Informa UK Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Animal health 2013 - Brazil and Latin America, 2013, pp 50 pp.
Abstract

Brucellosis is an endemic disease in small-scale goat husbandry systems in Mexico. It is a zoonosis and the economic consequences can be large, although estimates are not available for the Mexican goat sector. Our objective was to conduct a financial analysis of brucellosis control in a prominent...

Author(s)
Montiel, D. O.; Bruce, M.; Frankena, K.; Udo, H.; Zijpp, A. van D.; Rushton, J.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 2015, 118, 4, pp 247-259

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