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Cover for Diagnosis of paratuberculosis by PCR.

This chapter describes the recent developments in polymerase chain reaction (PCR)-based diagnostic tests for paratuberculosis and the application and interpretation of these tests at the individual and herd level.

Author(s)
Plain, K. M.; Marsh, I.; Purdie, A. C.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243413)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Plant-derived antioxidants as food additives.

This chapter describes the antioxidant properties of various plant-derived compounds, and examines the application of plant-derived antioxidants and antioxidant-containing plant extracts in food matrices such as meat and meat products, poultry meat, fish and seafoods, and fats and oils. Among the...

Author(s)
Makris, D. P.; Boskou, D.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642666)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The history of animal trade.

This chapter discusses the history and trade of livestock and livestock products.

Author(s)
Phillips, C. J. C.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643137)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Trade in meat.

The history, current status, future and welfare of meat production and the trade, marketing and consumption of meat and meat products are presented.

Author(s)
Phillips, C. J. C.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643137)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Arginine deiminase in microorganisms.

The arginine deiminase (ADI) pathway comprises three central enzymes, namely arginine deiminase, ornithine transcarbamoylase and carbamate kinase, whose importance is often neglected in reviews of amino acid metabolism in microorganisms. The relevance of the ADI pathway is underscored by the early...

Author(s)
Leroy, F.; Charlier, D.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647234)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Dogs as cuisine.

This book chapter describes the history and geography of dogs as cuisine. It discusses the reasons behind the consumption of dog meat as cuisine, as well as the taboo surrounding the eating of dog meat in many contemporary societies. The chapter also examines the use of dogs in the marketing and...

Author(s)
Carr, N.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643182)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The animal trade.

This book discusses the different aspects involved in the trade in animals. Chapters include the history of animal trade; trade policies for animal products; trade wars, sanctions and discrimination; trade in meat; trade in dairy, wool and fur products; trade in live farm animals; disease...

Author(s)
Phillips, C. J. C.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643137)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Quantity versus quality.

This chapter discusses the adverse effects of several drugs, feed additives, food additives and other substances used to increase the food supply on the health of man (increase in cancer cases) and quality of food. Focus is given on antibiotics, hormones, dyes, chemical insecticides and arsenic.

Author(s)
Harrison, R.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642840)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Agricultural production and the food processing industry in Albania.

This chapter discusses trends in agricultural production (livestock, field crops, fruit and vegetables) and presents an overview of the food processing industry in Albania. Various sub-sectors of the food processing industry are then described in terms of production and processing, namely: meat and ...

Author(s)
Kapaj, I.; Keco, R.; Kapaj, A.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641003)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Camel meat and meat products.

This book, composed of 14 chapters, aims to provide basic information which contributes to the understanding of camel meat production. Topics discussed include camel taxonomy, history and worldwide distribution; camel nutrition and growth; slaughtering and processing; carcass and meat yield and...

Author(s)
Kadim, I. T.; Mahgoub, O.; Faye, B.; Farouk, M. M.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641010)
Type
Book

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