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Forage evaluation in ruminant nutrition / edited by D.J. Givens ... [et al.].

Givens, D. I. (D. Ian) (Added Author).
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Robertson Library SF95.F6725 2000 37348006305593 STACKS Available -
Subject: Forage plants > Evaluation.
Ruminants > Feeding and feeds.
Ruminants > Nutrition.

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  • ISBN: 0851993443
  • Physical Description: xii, : ill. ; 26 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Cabi Books, 2000.

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Formatted Contents Note: Section 1: The Importance of Forage Evaluation for Humans and Animals -- Forages and Their Role in Animal Systems / R. J. Wilkins -- Forage Evaluation for Efficient Ruminant Livestock Production / D. E. Beever and F. L. Mould -- Intake of Forages / D. L. Romney and M. Gill -- Section 2: Estimating the Energy Value of Forages -- Prediction of Energy Supply in Ruminants, with Emphasis on Forages / S. López, J. Dijkstra and J. France -- Forage Evaluation Using Measurements of Energy Metabolism / C. K. Reynolds -- The Measurement of Forage Digestibility in Vivo / C. Rymer -- Faeces as a Source of Microbial Enzymes for Estimating Digestibility / H. M. Omed, D. K. Lovett and R. F. E. Axford -- Enzyme Techniques for Estimating Digestibility / D. I. H. Jones and M. K. Theodorou -- The In Situ Technique for the Estimation of Forage Degradability in Ruminants / E. R. Ørskov -- Cumulative Gas-production Techniques for Forage Evaluation / B. A. Williams -- Section 3: Estimating the Protein Value of Forages -- Animal-based Techniques for the Estimation of Protein Value of Forages / S. Tamminga and X. B. Chen -- In Situ Techniques for the Estimation of Protein Degradability and Postrumen Availability / T. Hvelplund and M. R. Weisbjerg -- Enzymatic and Microbial-cell Preparation Techniques for Predicting Rumen Degradation and Postruminal Availability of Protein / S. Calsamiglia, M. D. Stern and A. Bach -- Section 4: Physicochemical Approaches -- Characterization of Forages by Chemical Analysis / D. J. R. Cherney -- Near-infrared (NIR) Spectroscopy: an Alternative Approach for the Estimation of Forage Quality and Voluntary Intake / E. R. Deaville and P. C. Flinn -- NMR and Other Physicochemical Techniques for Forage Assessment / D. S. Himmelsbach -- Section 5: Minerals, Vitamins, Antinutritive and Other Factors -- Trace-mineral Status of Forages / A. MacPherson -- Major Minerals in Forages / L. R. McDowell and G. Valle -- Vitamins in Forages / N. Ballet, J. C. Robert and P. E. V. Williams -- Secondary Plant Compounds and Forage Evaluation / J. D. Reed, C. Krueger, G. Rodriguez and J. Hanson -- Section 6: General Conclusion and Discussion -- Current Procedures, Future Requirements and the Need for Standardization / D. I. Givens, E. Owen and A. T. Adesogan.
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