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Cover for Adaptation in microbes and higher plants.

This chapter examines the biochemical pathways involved in detoxification processes in microbes and plants and explores the potential for bioremediation in contaminated ecosystems.

Author(s)
D'Mello, J. P. F.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245189)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Microbial Genomic Taxonomy.

This book chapter argues for an open-access catalogue of taxonomic descriptions with prototypes; diagnostic tables; and links to culture collections, to genome and gene sequences, and to other phenotypic and ecological databases. Ideally, the open access taxonomy will be based solely on genome...

Author(s)
Thompson, C. C.; Vidal, L.; Salazar, V.; Swings, J.; Thompson, F. L.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789244984)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Navigating bacterial taxonomy in a world of unchartered microbial organisms.

This book chapter focuses on state-of-the-art informatics techniques that perform bacterial taxonomic assertions on metabarcoding data sets and MAGs, as well as highlighting some of the advantages and disadvantages of the respective approaches and finishes by exploring why they are yet to be...

Author(s)
Kale, V.; Richardson, L.; Finn, R. D.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789244984)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Microbial remediation of contaminated soils.

Our environment is threatened by thousands of contaminants, mainly as a result of human activities and industrialization. These include both inorganic (e.g. heavy metals) and organic compounds (e.g. polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, chlorinated hydrocarbons and herbicides). It has been shown that...

Author(s)
Shahsavari, E.; Mansur, A. A.; Aburto-Medina, A.; Haleyur, N.; Jones, N.; Ball, A. S.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394675)
Type
Book chapter
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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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Feeding and nutrition of laboratory rabbits.

This chapter discussed the nutrition and feeding of rabbits when used as a model for human nutrition and nutrional disorders, and other diseases, it also reviews the zoological features, digestive characteristics and nutrient and energy requirements as well the welfare of laboratory rabbits.

Author(s)
Fekete, S. G.
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789241273)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Infection prevention and control.

This chapter discusses the first domain of the antimicrobial stewardship framework, which is infection prevention and control. The 18 competency descriptors under this domain presented these keypoints: antibiotic resistance develops when micro-organisms adapt and grow in the presence of antibiotics ...

Author(s)
Toit, B. du; Zyl, Y. van
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789242690)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Biogenic sources of air pollution.

Volatile organic compounds emitted from a variety of biogenic sources such as plants, soil and microorganisms play an important role in atmospheric chemistry. With the rapidly changing scenarios of land use, land cover, temperature regimes and pollution, significant outcomes can be expected from an ...

Author(s)
Harpreet Kaur; Ruchi Kumari
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393890)
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
CABI Book Chapter Info
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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