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Covering all aspects of husbandry, breeding, genetics, molecular genetics, reproductive biotechnology, reproduction and reproductive diseases of livestock, companion species including equines, and laboratory species 

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The research was conducted because serious discrepancies exist between top-down estimates that suggest the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency...

Date
December 2017
Authors
M Djuric, DVM
Event

8 - 9 February 2018 - Merelbeke

Venue
Merelbeke
Country
Belgium
Contact
Dr Peter Daels
Contact Details
Department of Reproduction and Herd Health, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine - University of Gent, Salisburylaan 133, B-9820 Merelbeke, Belgium.
Tel
+32 92 647 560
Fax
+32 92 647 797
CABI Book Info
Cover for Maize kernel development.

This book, containing 17 chapters, is intended to be a guide to understanding maize kernel development. The knowledge and insight in this book are the culmination of centuries of genetic and biochemical work directed at increasing the yield and nutritional value of maize. Topics covered include...

Authors
Larkins, B.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391216)
CAB ReviewFull Text

Typhoidal and non-typhoidal salmonellosis have emerged as prominent causes of bloodstream infection in Africa with high fatalities up to 47%. The transmission routes of typhoidal and reservoir hosts of non-typhoidal Salmonella are not fully understood in Africa. Diverse challenges with in-country...

Date
November 2017
Subjects
bacterial diseases; disease control; disease distribution; disease prevalence; disease prevention; disease transmission; domestic animals; drug resistance; emerging infectious diseases; epidemiology; food contamination; food hygiene; food safety; foodborne diseases; hosts; livestock; microbial contamination; poultry; reservoir hosts; salmonellosis; zoonoses
Authors
Oloso, N.; Fasina, F. O.; Fasanmi, O. G.; Heerden, H. van; Adesiyun, A. A.
Miscellaneous

This report draws together activities related to wet and gaseous waste feedstocks into a single document. It enables an amplified focus on feedstocks in the relevant technology and potential markets category. Also, this report helps to inform and support ongoing wet and gaseous resource recovery...

Publisher
U.S. Department of Energy
Publication
Biofuels and bioproducts from wet and gaseous waste streams: challenges and opportunities, 2017, pp x + 110 pp.
CABI Book Info
Cover for The ethology of domestic animals: an introductory text.

This third edition book with 19 chapters on domestic animal ethology is divided into two parts: Part A contains the basic elements of animal behaviour (chapter I, the study of animal behaviour and its application; chapter II, behaviour genetics, evolution and domestication; chapter III, behaviour...

Authors
Jensen, P.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391650)
AbstractFull Text

This experiment was conducted to evaluate the effect of different levels of chicory plant extract on performance, blood parameters, intestinal microflora and immune response of broiler chickens. A completely randomized design with five treatments and three replicates was carried out with 180 Ross...

Authors
Yousefi, Z.; Fard, M. K.; Rezaei, M.; Piresaraei, Z. A.
Publisher
Ferdowsi University of Mashhad
Publication
Iranian Journal of Animal Science Research, 2017, 9, 2, pp Pe185-Pe195
AbstractFull Text

The study was conducted to determine the between the amount of starch given at prepartum diet and given at postpartum diet. Forty heifers (600±80 kg; body condition score 3.5±0.25) were used in a completely randomized design and assigned randomly in to a 1 of 2 dietary treatments (ground barley vs....

Authors
Alamouti, H. M.; Panahiha, P.
Publisher
Ferdowsi University of Mashhad
Publication
Iranian Journal of Animal Science Research, 2017, 9, 2, pp Pe170-Pe184

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