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Biotechnology in animal feeds and animal feeding / edited by R. John Wallace and Andrew Chesson.

Wallace, R. John. (Added Author). Chesson, A. (Added Author). Wiley InterScience (Online service) (Added Author).
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Subject: Biotechnology.
Animal nutrition.
Genre: Electronic books.
Llibres electrònics.

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  • ISBN: 9783527615353
  • ISBN: 3527615350
  • ISBN: 9783527615346
  • ISBN: 3527615342
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (358 pages) : illustrations
  • Publisher: Weinheim ; VCH, ©1995.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Biotechnology in Animal Feeds and Animal Feeding; Preface; List of contributors; Contents; 1 Biotechnoiogy in animal feeds and animal feeding: an overview; 2 Legislation and the legislative environment; 3 Silage additives; 4 Biological upgrading of feed and feed components; 5 Transgenic plants with improved protein quality; 6 Industrial amino acids in nonruminant animal nutrition; 7 Protected proteins and amino acids for ruminants; 8 Antibacterials in poultry and pig nutrition; 9 Ionophores and antibiotics in ruminants; 10 Microbial probiotics for pigs and poultry.
Summary: With the dramatically rising sophistication of biological methods and products and the increasing use of recombinant DNA technology, now is an apt time to review the status of biotechnology in animal feeding. This book gives succinct yet comprehensive coverage of products of biotechnology and allied sciences used in animal feed and feeding industries. Particular emphasis is placed on:. - Conservation and upgrading of feeds and feed components. - Increasing the protein value of feeds. - Antimicrobials. - Microbial feed additives. - Increasing the energy value of feeds. Moreover, increasing envi.
Source of Description Note: Print version record.

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