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A large case-control study conducted by researchers at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences found an increased risk of diabetes mellitus...

January 2017

11 - 14 August 2017 - Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre

Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre
NSW, Australia
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Significant advances achieved in different sensor technologies and computer processing data have made possible to respond the needs of livestock sector, providing precise and rapid information on feed composition, being an alternative to real time quality control on compound feed the use of...

Modroño, S.; Soldado, A.; Martínez-Fernández, A.; Roza-Delgado, B. de la
Elsevier B.V.
Talanta, 2017, 162, pp 597-603

Human onchocerciasis (river blindness) is a disease of the skin and eye caused by Onchocerca volvulus, a parasitic worm transmitted by Simulium spp. (black flies) that breed in fast-flowing rivers and streams. The current intervention strategy is based on mass drug administration (MDA) of...

World Health Organization
Guidelines for stopping mass drug administration and verifying elimination of human onchocerciasis: criteria and procedures, 2016, pp xv + 36 pp.
CABI Book Info
Cover for Companion animal economics: the economic impact of companion animals in the UK. Research report.

The aim of this report is to raise awareness of the importance of research concerning the economic impact of companion animals on society. This report was inspired by the seminal Council for Science and Society (CSS) report Companion Animals in Society (1988), and updates and extends its evaluation...

Hall, S.; Dolling, L.; Bristow, K.; Fuller, T.; Mills, D.
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391728)
CAB ReviewFull Text

The prediction of complex or quantitative traits from single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) genotypes has transformed livestock and plant breeding, and is also playing an increasingly important role in prediction of human disease. Genomic predictions are made using a prediction equation derived from...

December 2016
accuracy; Bayesian theory; domestic animals; genetic gain; genetic markers; genomes; genomics; linkage disequilibrium; livestock; microsatellites; quantitative trait loci; reviews; selection; single nucleotide polymorphism; traits
Wang TingTing; Chen YiPing [Chen, Y. P. P. ]; Hayes, B.
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The effect was evaluated of energy supplementation with ground maize grain on the performance and behaviour of Anglo-Nubian goats under a silvopastoral system of leucena and tropical grasses. The experiment was carried out in an area of Leucaena (Leucaena leucocephala (Lam.) De Wit.) intercropped...

Carvalho, W. F. de; Oliveira, M. E. de; Alves, A. A.; Moura, R. L. de; Moura, R. M. de A. da S.
Centro de Ciencias Agrarias da Universidade Federal do Ceara
Revista Ciência Agronômica, 2017, 48, 1, pp 199-207

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