Determination of total phenolics in acorns from different species of oak trees in conjunction with acorn poisoning in cattle.


Although acorn poisoning is more commonly seen in cattle as a susceptible animal species, several other factors such as species of acorns also have a distinct bearing on the degree of acorn toxicity. In this study, 3 species of acorns (Quercus alba, Q velutina and Q rubera) were analyzed for their total phenolic contents. Q velutina was found to have the… (More)


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