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Locoweed poisoning in the native grasslands of China.

  title={Locoweed poisoning in the native grasslands of China.},
  author={Zhao Mengli and Gao Xinlei and Han Bing},
Locoweeds, including certain species of Oxytropis and Astragalus that contain swainsonine, are important poisonous plants throughout the world and especially in the vast native grasslands of China. Livestock sustainability and health on the Chinese rangelands are seriously threatened by desertification and locoweed invasion. Enormous economic losses occur every year threatening the local advancement of animal husbandry and endangering the sustainability of the livestock producers in these… Expand

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