Ethnopharmacology, phytochemical and toxicity of medicinal plants used against livestock helminthes in drylands of Uganda

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An ethno-pharmacological practices of pastoral communities is being studied in Nakasongola, Uganda. It is documenting indigenous knowledge about helminthoses diagnosis and management. Thirty seven (37) medicinal plants have been identified, and women were found to be more knowledgeable about livestock diseases than men, including in aspects of ethnopharmacological practices.
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2010
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East Africa
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RUFORUM Conferences and Workshops
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Open Access
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Printed resource
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1071-1075
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About the RUFORUM 2010 Biennal Conference
"The 2010 RUFORUM Biennial Conference was the second in the series. The main objective of the Biennial conferences is to provide a platform for agricultural research for development stakeholders in Africa and beyond to actively exchange findings and experiences, while at the same time learning lessons towards improving performance of the agricultural sector and ultimately people’s livelihoods. The biennial conference is RUFORUM’s most comprehensive meeting for the diversity of stakeholders in agriculture. It is especially dedicated to graduate students and their supervisors, grantees in RUFORUM member universities and alumni. It is a platform for peer review, quality control, mentorship, networking and shared learning. This record contains an extended abstract accepted under the theme of Animal Science"