Toxic and Aversive Diterpenes of Euphorbia esula

@article{Halaweish2002ToxicAA,
  title={Toxic and Aversive Diterpenes of Euphorbia esula},
  author={Fathi T. Halaweish and Scott Lloyd Kronberg and Mindy B. Hubert and James A. Rice},
  journal={Journal of Chemical Ecology},
  year={2002},
  volume={28},
  pages={1599-1611}
}
Leafy spurge (Euphorbia esula L.), a plant introduced into the Great Plains of North America from Europe, has become a serious economic and ecological threat to the productivity of agricultural and natural areas. Cattle, the predominant livestock species on the Great Plains, as well as common wild ruminant species in this region appear to consume little if any leafy spurge. This is likely because they experience a toxic response after consuming small amounts of this plant, and they consequently… CONTINUE READING
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