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Cover for The digestive system of the rabbit.

This chapter gives a description of the morphological and functional characteristics of the digestive system of the rabbit that are important for understanding the rabbit's digestive processes that will be explained in the next chapters and explains how these characteristics change from the...

Author(s)
Carabaño, R.; Piquer, J.; Menoyo, D.; Badiola, I.
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789241273)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Influence of diet on Rabbit meat quality.

This chapter discussed te influence of the different dietary factors such as cholesterol, fatty acids, water, protein, lipids, ash and energy on rabbit meat quality and safety.

Author(s)
Hernández, P.; Zotte, A. dalle
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789241273)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Improved adaptation of temperate grasses through mutualism with fungal endophytes.

Plants provide a unique ecological niche for diverse communities of fungal endophytes that vary in their impact, positive to negative, on the host plant. Fungal endophytes colonize plants without any visible disease symptoms for at least part of their life history. These symbionts are critical...

Author(s)
Caradus, J. R.; Johnson, L. J.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786399427)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Nutrition of the Rabbit.

This third edition contains 18 chapters which discussed topics on the digestive physiology, feed formulation and product quality, as well as feeding strategies, feed processing, feed management around weaning and the relationship between nutrition and intestinal health of rabbits. Brand new to this ...

Author(s)
de Blas, C.; Wiseman, J.
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789241273)
Type
Book
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Cover for Fibre digestion.

This chapter initially considers the definition and structure of the different classes of fibre and of cell wall constituents, followed by a description of some analytical methods employed for animal or human feeds. Second, the effects of fibre on rabbit digestion are described.

Author(s)
Gidenne, T.; Carabaño, R.; Abad-Guamán, R.; García, J.; Blas, C. de
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789241273)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Nutrition and feeding strategy: impacts on health status.

This chapter discussed the health problems (mainly digestive) linked to the balance of dietary components and the presence of nutrients in excess, mainly in relation to the initial composition of feed ingredients, but also to the feeding strategy. Also highlighted are the feeding strategies (feed...

Author(s)
Gidenne, T.; Lebas, F.; Licois, D.; García, J.
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789241273)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Nutritional management.

This chapter is framed on how to manage the nutritional budget for better growth of goats, on the basis of market demand. The provision of the required level of energy in goats is an unavoidable part of maintaining a healthy herd. Protein is one of the basic units for the building blocks of cells....

Author(s)
Rout, P. K.; Kumar, A.; Behera, B. K.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240139)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Nanotoxicity to agroecosystem: impact on soil and agriculture.

This chapter discusses the potential impacts of nanomaterials on the agroecosystem. It highlights how the potential widespread use of nanomaterials in agriculture could have negative impacts on the agroecosystem- e.g., through alterations in the soil constituents and the microflora. It also...

Author(s)
Mahendra Rai; Aniket Gade; Ingle, A. P.; Indarchand Gupta; Raksha Pandit; Santos, C. A. dos
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391445)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Feed hygiene.

This chapter focused on the cleaning and disinfection of feeds which includes the following topics: feed microbial ecology; feed contamination (bacteriophages, bacteria, and fungi); feed hygiene practices (physical aspects, thermal treatment and addition of chemical and biological additives); feed...

Author(s)
Ricke, S. C.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245684)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Effects of catechins on intestinal flora.

A human intestine harbors 600 trillion viable bacteria of more than 1000 different species which form the intestinal flora. The condition of the intestinal flora influences many factors pertaining to the host's health and vice versa. These factors include infection, immune response, cancer, aging,...

Author(s)
Hara, Y.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392398)
Type
Book chapter

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