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July 1, 2009

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Provides information on the occurrence and prevalence of white-nose syndrome in Alberta. Includes information on its significance, transmission cycle, distribution, importance for wildlife management, public significance, and prevention and control measures that can be taken. One in a series of...


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January 1, 2004

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Provides information on the occurrence and prevalence of ringworm of deer in Alberta. Includes information on its significance, transmission cycle, distribution, importance for wildlife management, public significance, and prevention and control measures that can be taken. One in a series of fact...


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May 1, 2003

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All homegrown feeds contain some fungal spores. When the temperature and humidity are right, these spores will grow and multiply to create mold. Mycotoxins come from these fungal molds and can reduce animal health and productivity. Many molds found in feeds are not toxic, but some varieties...


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January 6, 2003

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Mycotoxins are the metabolic by-products of fungi. They can cause serious health problems in cattle and other animals, including reduced weight gain, capillary fragility, reduced fertility, suppressed disease resistance and even death. Mycotoxins can interfere with many of the digestive enzymes,...


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January 1, 2003

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During 2001 and 2002 a project to collect and identify the macrofungi of La Butte Creek, Fidler-Greywillow and Colin-Cornwall Lakes Wildland Provincial Parks, in northeastern Alberta was undertaken. This project was part of a greater biophysical investigation carried out by Parks and Protected...


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June 1, 1997

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Virulent blackleg of canola/rapeseed is a fungal canker or dry rot disease of the actively growing crop that causes stem girdling and lodging. In heavily infested crops, up to 100 per cent of the stems may be infected, resulting in major yield loss. Two types of blackleg fungus infect canola -...


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January 1, 1984

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The main objective of proper grain storage is to maintain the quality and characteristics that the grain possessed immediately after harvesting and drying. The quality of grain cannot be improved during storage. Grain improperly harvested and dried will remain of low quality no matter how well it...