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Cover for Animal nutrition with transgenic plants.

This book contains 15 chapters that discuss the use of transgenic plants as animal feeds. Topics include the limitations of transgenic plants for animal nutrition; fundamentals of plant biotechnology; nutritional, safety and compositional assessment of feeds from transgenic plants; feeding studies...

Author(s)
Flachowsky, G.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641768)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Introduction and background - challenges and limitations of GM plants for animal nutrition.

This chapter presents an overview of the increasing demand and environmental impact of animal and crop production, the role and factors of genetically modified crops as feed for livestock and their effects on the environment and food security.

Author(s)
Flachowsky, G.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641768)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Guidance documents for nutritional and safety assessment of feeds from GM plants.

This chapter discusses the safety and nutritional assessment of transgenic plants and their derived products in the European Union. The nutritional and safety assessment of transgenic plants in other parts of the world is also summarized briefly.

Author(s)
Liu Yi; Christodoulidou, A.; Dumont, A. F.; Germini, A.; Paoletti, C.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641768)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Compositional analysis for nutritional and safety assessment of feeds from GM plants.

The use of compositional analysis of transgenic plants in order to assess the nutritional and safety aspects for animal feeding as part of the regulatory assessment is described.

Author(s)
Kleter, G.; Kok, E.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641768)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Types of feeding studies for nutritional and safety assessment of feeds from GM plants.

This chapter presents and advantages and disadvantages of the different types of laboratory and domestic animal feeding studies for the nutritional and safety assessment of feed from transgenic plants.

Author(s)
Flachowsky, G.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641768)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Feeding studies with firstgeneration GM plants (input traits) with food-producing animals.

The results of feeding trials using first generation transgenic plants (with simple input traits such as increased resistance to pests, tolerance against herbicides, efficient use of water and/or nutrients and/or increased resistance against heat and drought) in livestock are presented. It was...

Author(s)
Flachowsky, G.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641768)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Feeding studies with secondgeneration GM plants (output traits) with food-producing animals.

The results of feeding trials using second generation transgenic plants (with output traits and substantial changes in composition) in livestock are presented.

Author(s)
Flachowsky, G.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641768)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Long-term and multi-generational animal feeding studies.

This chapter presents recently published studies on the long-term (more than 90 days) and adverse effects of feeding transgenic plants to animals. The GM feeds were derived mainly from marketed insect-resistant (Bt) and herbicide-tolerant varieties, while some studies tested experimental GM lines....

Author(s)
Ricroch, A. E.; Berheim, A.; Snell, C.; Pascal, G.; Paris, A.; Kuntz, M.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641768)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The fate of transgenic DNA and newly expressed proteins.

This chapter summarizes the animal feeding studies published concerning the fate of GM feed DNA and proteins, together with the resulting significance and consequence of a potential GM transfer into animals and their secondary products and the correlating safety aspects.

Author(s)
Einspanier, R.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641768)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Feed additives produced by GM microorganisms (GMMs).

The potential and actual applications of genetically modified microorganisms (GMMs) in animal probiotics, digestibility enhancers, silage additives, preservatives and amino acids for technological and nutritional purposes and biomasses obtained as side streams (coproduct of feed additives) of...

Author(s)
Wright, A. von
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641768)
Type
Book chapter

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