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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 Fundamentals of plant biotechnology.

This chapter presents the importance of biotechnology in plant breeding, discussing breeding and mutagenesis, polyploidization, somatic hybridization, transgenesis or genetic modification, and molecular marker technology. The importance of genetically modified organism technology to plant breeding...

Author(s)
Loose, M. de; Depicker, A.
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 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 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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Cultivation and developments in the field of GM plants in Asia.

The current status, regulatory aspects and future of transgenic fodder crop production, nutritional assessment and safety in China, India, Japan, Korea and the Philippines.

Author(s)
Wen Jie; Liu RanRan
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641768)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Influence of feeds from GM plants on composition/quality of food of animal origin.

This chapter presents the results of studies on the effect of feeding transgenic plants to livestock on the chemical composition, nutritive value and quality of milk, meat and eggs. It was shown that feeds from first-generation transgenic plants did not significantly influence the composition and...

Author(s)
Flachowsky, G.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641768)
Type
Book chapter

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