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A cross-sectional survey was performed in 40 family farming units (FFU) from the Quebradas of Humahuaca and Toro of Jujuy and Salta provinces, with the aim of describing production practices in their goat flocks. Farmers were subjected to an ad hoc survey to gather data on general management and...

Author(s)
Suarez, V. H.; Martínez, G. M.; Nievas, J. D.; Quiroga Roger, J.
Publisher
Instituto Nacional de Tecnología Agropecuaria (INTA), Departamento de Publicaciones, Prensa y Difusion, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Citation
RIA, Revista de Investigaciones Agropecuarias, 2017, 43, 2, pp 186-194
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The key role that wild carnivores play in ecosystems is threatened by human persecution and habitat alteration worldwide. The SW of Buenos Aires province, Argentina, is a region strongly modified by the spread of agriculture and where, in the last years, there has been an increase in carnivore...

Author(s)
Caruso, N. C.; Luengos Vidal, E. M.; Lucherini, M.; Guerisoli, M.; Martinez, S.; Casanave, E. B.
Publisher
Instituto Nacional de Tecnología Agropecuaria (INTA), Departamento de Publicaciones, Prensa y Difusion, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Citation
RIA, Revista de Investigaciones Agropecuarias, 2017, 43, 2, pp 165-174
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Bovine respiratory complex (BRC) is a leading cause of production loss among beef, dairy and feedlot cattle. The infectious agents involved are viruses, bacteria and mycoplasma. Viral agents include Bovine respiratory syncytial virus (BRSV), Bovine parainfluenza-3 virus (BPI3V), Bovine herpesvirus...

Author(s)
Streitenberger, N.; Ferella, A.; Pérez Aguirreburualde, M. S.; Sammarruco, A.; Dus Santos, M. J.; Mozgovoj, M. V.; Maidana, S.; Romera, S. A.; Pecora, A.; Quiroga, M. A.; Fazzio, L. E.
Publisher
Instituto Nacional de Tecnología Agropecuaria (INTA), Departamento de Publicaciones, Prensa y Difusion, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Citation
RIA, Revista de Investigaciones Agropecuarias, 2017, 43, 2, pp 149-155
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Intensification of animal production systems, and therefore the increase in livestock stocking rate, increases the amount of excreta that can be used as a nutrient source for forages crops. The purpose of this study was to compile and compare (a) effluent quality results from different dairy...

Author(s)
Herrero, M. A.; Charlón, V.; Carbó, L. I.; Cuatrín, A.; Sardi, G. M. I.; Romero, L.
Publisher
Instituto Nacional de Tecnología Agropecuaria (INTA), Departamento de Publicaciones, Prensa y Difusion, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Citation
RIA, Revista de Investigaciones Agropecuarias, 2017, 43, 2, pp 135-143
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The n-alkanes are lineal chain hydrocarbons that compose the wax of plant cuticles and participate in numerous vital functions. The relative content of odd-alkanes with different carbon chain length (alkane pattern) varies between species, cultivars and plant parts, allowing their use as natural...

Author(s)
Bakker, M. L.; Ferragine, M. D. C.; Bigliardi, M.
Publisher
Instituto Nacional de Tecnología Agropecuaria (INTA), Departamento de Publicaciones, Prensa y Difusion, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Citation
RIA, Revista de Investigaciones Agropecuarias, 2017, 43, 2, pp 123-127
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Increasing values of inbreeding can reduce fertility, health and productivity of dairy cattle. The objective of this study was to estimate the inbreeding coefficient of the population of registered Argentine Holstein dairy cattle with genealogical records in the Argentine Holstein Breeders...

Author(s)
Andere, C. I.; Rubio, N.; Rodriguez, E.; Aguilar, I.; Casanova, D.
Publisher
Instituto Nacional de Tecnología Agropecuaria (INTA), Departamento de Publicaciones, Prensa y Difusion, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Citation
RIA, Revista de Investigaciones Agropecuarias, 2017, 43, 1, pp 92-97
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Optimization of production and meat quality are the main objectives of producers and the commercial beef sector. Currently, the production of animals in feedlots has a good productive efficiency. A new category young non-castrated male animals has also recently been implemented in Argentina, and...

Author(s)
Latorre, M. E.; Iezzi, S.; Christensen, S.; Purslow, P. P.
Publisher
Instituto Nacional de Tecnología Agropecuaria (INTA), Departamento de Publicaciones, Prensa y Difusion, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Citation
RIA, Revista de Investigaciones Agropecuarias, 2017, 43, 1, pp 72-77
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The aim of this work was to study the epidemiology and the harmful effect of gastrointestinal nematodes (GINs) on replacement heifers in the mountain grassland region of northwestern Argentina (NOA). For this purpose, during the periods A (July 2013 to June 2014) and B (April 2014 to November 2015) ...

Author(s)
Suárez, V. H.; Viñabal, A. E.; Bassanetti, A.; Bianchi, M. I.
Publisher
Instituto Nacional de Tecnología Agropecuaria (INTA), Departamento de Publicaciones, Prensa y Difusion, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Citation
RIA, Revista de Investigaciones Agropecuarias, 2017, 43, 1, pp 59-66
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In Argentina the prevalence of anthelmintic resistance (AR) is particularly high in nematodes of ruminants but also appears to be increasing rapidly in horses. Intestinal nematodes of higher prevalence and health importance in the horse are small strongyles (Cyathostomes) in adults and Parascaris...

Author(s)
Anziani, O.; Ardusso, G.
Publisher
Instituto Nacional de Tecnología Agropecuaria (INTA), Departamento de Publicaciones, Prensa y Difusion, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Citation
RIA, Revista de Investigaciones Agropecuarias, 2017, 43, 1, pp 24-35
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In colony feeding, due to the restriction of site conditions, production and daily life of bee farmers are difficult to obtain support from the existing electricity exchange. Based on spot bee field survey, the majority of bee farmers at current stage mainly used photovoltaic components to collect...

Author(s)
Yang Peng; Geng ZhengLong; Zhang YongLei; Dang Hong; Wu QingGan; Zheng YongChun
Publisher
Journal of Agricultural Science and Technology, Beijing, China
Citation
Journal of Agricultural Science and Technology (Beijing), 2017, 19, 8, pp 71-76

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