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Cover for Horizons and prospects - a role for WPSA?

This chapter discusses the role of World's Poultry Science Association (WPSA) in the different areas of poultry production such as breeding, genetics, nutrition, feed supply, biosecurity, removal of antibiotics, introduction of phytase, the Bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) crises and future...

Author(s)
Fisher, C.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645308)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for The handbook of microbial bioresources.

This book, inclusive of 39 chapters, provides a detailed discussion on the biotechnological methods and processes, as well as the industrial applications, of various microbial resources. Current use of these microbial resources in the medical (anti-cancer substances from bacteria), agricultural...

Author(s)
Gupta, V. K.; Sharma, G. D.; Tuohy, M. G.; Gaur, R.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645216)
Type
Book
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Cover for Functional enzymes for animal feed applications.

The great demand for animal feed additives is directly proportional to the increased world human population. Such increase in demand has inspired scientists to look for alternatives to traditional feed additives in order to cope with the increased requirements in animal feeds which ultimately enter ...

Author(s)
El-Enshasy, H. A.; Nor Zalina, B. O.; Elsayed, E. A.; Sarmidi, M. R.; Wadaan, M. A.; Ramlan Aziz
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645216)
Type
Book chapter
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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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Cover for Safety and regulation of microorganisms added to the food and feed chains, including probiotics - introduction and overview.

This book chapter shows how the way of regulating beneficial microorganisms for use in foods and feeds has developed to where it is today. A history from slop to pure cultures is presented, and constraints of the law on beneficial microorganisms are examined. The chapter focuses on food cultures,...

Author(s)
Wessels, S.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938109)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Integrating feeding programmes into organic production systems.

The main differences between organic and conventional pig production relate to housing system, genotype, range of feedstuffs available for dietary use and disease prevention measures (i.e., use of prebiotics and probiotics). This chapter discusses these factors and their relevance in devising...

Author(s)
Blair, R.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931919)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Wet litter: its causes and prevention and the role of nutrition.

Poultry litter becomes wet when the rate of water addition (urine/faeces/spillage) exceeds the rate of removal (evaporation). Anti-nutritional factors, toxins, pathogens and nutrient imbalances may cause wet litter directly by altering normal digestive physiology or indirectly by disturbing normal...

Author(s)
Collett, S. R.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931803)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper

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