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Cover for Animal well-being on organic farms.

This chapter discusses the animal welfare requirements for organic farms; how to select genetic lines of animals that are suitable for organic farming; grazing more than one species on a pasture; understand the differences between EU, US and Canadian organic programmes and the importance of using...

Author(s)
Karreman, H. J.; Fulwider, W.
ISBN
2021 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789245219)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Production for other uses.

The pineapple plant has many uses besides fresh and processed fruit products, where it stands out not only for its flavour, but also for its nutritional properties. These alternate uses include ornamental purposes, reinforcing fibres for varied products, fibres for paper, enzymes with proteolytic...

Author(s)
Souza, F. V. D.; Souza, E. H. de; Sena Neto, A. R.; Marconcini, J. M.; Assis, S. A. de
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393302)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Approved ingredients for organic diets.

The different plant- and animal-based products, supplements and additives that may be used in pig feeds in New Zealand, Europe and other countries are presented.

Author(s)
Blair, R.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780647906)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Aquatic animal nutrition.

The significance of the different dietary components, including energy, proteins, lipids, carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals, on the growth and metabolism of cultured fish and shrimps are discussed.

Author(s)
Stickney, R. R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390097)
Type
Book chapter
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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
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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
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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
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Cover for The pipeline of GM crops for improved animal feed: challenges for commercial use.

This chapter discusses the quality traits of transgenic plants for animal nutrition, including low phytate content, amino acid content, improved digestibility and enhanced oil content, and the prospects they offer and the challenges that remain to be addressed.

Author(s)
Tillie, P.; Dillen, K.; Rodríguez-Cerezo, E.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641768)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Feeds and feeding.

This chapter covers the nutrient requirements of rabbits, composition of feeds, roughages, concentrates, non-nutritive feed additives, feed formulation, preparation and processing, grazing rabbits, feeding orphan litters and conditioning show rabbits.

Author(s)
McNitt, J. I.; Lukefahr, S. D.; Cheeke, P. R.; Patton, N. M.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640129)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Influences of diets on fatty acid composition of edible tissues of meat goat.

Goat meat (chevon) is attractive to healthconscious consumers because of its lower fat content compared with other traditional red meats. The fatty acid compositions of edible tissues of meat goats are influenced by intrinsic and extrinsic factors such as breed, gender, slaughter weight, age, and...

Author(s)
Lee, J. H.; Kannan, G.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938499)
Type
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