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Cover for Cattle production and the environment.

This chapter discussed the different environmental management that would minimize or prevent harm on the environment due to cattle production. Highlights focused on controlling emissions and land degradation, managing input-output balances on cattle farms, efficient fertilizing of cattle grassland, ...

Author(s)
Phillips, C. J. C.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392701)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Non-infectious disorders of warmwater fish.

This chapter gives an overview on aspects of current finfish cage culture, such as environmental and anthropogenic related problems, stress and nutritional imbalance and the development of abnormalities which may affect growth and increase disease susceptibility.

Author(s)
Soares, F.; Fernández, I.; Costas, B.; Gavaia, P.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642079)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Glucosinolates: the phytochemicals of nutraceutical importance.

In this book chapter, the occurrence, localization in plant tissues, structure, classification, and biosynthesis of glucosinolates are reviewed. The properties of glucosinolates as phagostimulants, hydrolysed products, myrosinase, and ascorbigens (ABG) are described. Also, the biological activity...

Author(s)
Dhan Prakash; Charu Gupta
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643632)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Quinoa: botany, production and uses.

This book provides a comprehensive account of the botany, production and uses of quinoa (Chenopodium quinoa). The book is divided into four sections spread over 14 chapters. Part I (chapters 1-3) introduces the readers to the crop, its history and distribution. Part II (chapters 4-5) discusses the...

Author(s)
Bhargava, A.; Srivastava, S.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642260)
Type
Book
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Cover for Chemistry.

This chapter presents the nutritional (protein, carbohydrates, lipids, minerals, vitamins and fibre) and antinutritional (tannins and saponins) components of quinoa (Chenopodium quinoa) seeds, and describes the utilization of quinoa as fodder and food with regard to presence of these components....

Author(s)
Bhargava, A.; Srivastava, S.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642260)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Saponins.

This chapter focuses on saponins in quinoa (Chenopodium quinoa), particularly on their chemical structures, biosynthesis, and industrial applications. The genetic basis of saponin content, methods for saponin analysis, and techniques for the removal of saponins from seeds are also covered.

Author(s)
Bhargava, A.; Srivastava, S.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642260)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Other enzyme applications relevant to the animal feed industry.

This chapter discusses the potential of enzyme technology to add value, either during production processes or by pre-treatment of raw materials, to reduce certain antinutritional factors and to increase nutrient availability (dephytinization, mycotoxin reduction, glucosinolate reduction or...

Author(s)
Péron, A.; Partridge, G. G.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936747)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Cattle production and the environment.

The relationship between cattle production systems and the environment should be a primary consideration in all units, and particularly when new units are being planned. Projected budgets should take into account a greater control of pollution from cattle units in future and the anticipated...

Author(s)
Phillips, C. J. C.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845933975)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Secondary substances in concentrates and roughages.

The adverse effects of antinutritional factors such as proteinase inhibitors, lectins, storage proteins, isoflavones, gossypol, phytic acid, erucic acid, glucosinolates, cyclopropenoid fatty acids, cyanogens, non-starch polysaccharides, tannins, mimosine, nitrate, nitrite and oxalic acid present in ...

Author(s)
McL. Dryden, G.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934125)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Approved ingredients for organic diets.

This chapter describes the plant- and animal-based ingredients and byproducts that may be used for the formulation of organic poultry diets, based on the list from New Zealand and the European Union.

Author(s)
Blair, R.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934064)
Type
Book chapter

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