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Nutritional energetics of domestic animals & glossary of energy terms / Subcommittee on Biological Energy, Committee on Animal Nutrition, Board on Agriculture and Renewable Resources, Commission on Natural Resources, National Research Council.

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Subject: Animal nutrition.
Animal nutrition > Terminology.
Bioenergetics > Terminology.
Animals, Domestic > Nutrition > Terminology.
Energy Metabolism > Terminology.
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 0585149151
  • ISBN: 9780585149158
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (viii, 54 pages) : illustrations, charts
  • Edition: 2d rev. ed.
  • Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, 1981.

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General Note: Edition of 1966, prepared by the Committee on Animal Nutrition of the National Research Council, published under title: Biological energy interrelationships and glossary of energy terms.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note: Nutritional energetics of domestic animals and glossary of energy -- Terms -- Introduction -- Units of measurement -- Biological basis of energy partition -- Definition of terms -- Conventional scheme -- Relationship of environmental temperature to energy metabolism -- Systems used to express feed energy values and an animal's requirement for energy -- Application to growing ruminants -- Application to lactating ruminants -- Application to nonruminant herbivores, especially horses and rabbits -- Application to swine -- Application to poultry -- Application to aquatic animals.
Source of Description Note: Print version record.
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