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CAB Reviews

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One of the major bottlenecks in meeting the increasing demand for livestock products is in reconciling feed production, required in ever-increasing amounts, with good management of natural resources and protection of the environment The process at all stages has a major impact on several factors...

Author(s)
Bindari, Y. R.; Makkar, H. P. S.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2016, 11, 029, pp 1-27

Demand for animal products in the future is expected to increase significantly, which has an impact on sustainability of animal agriculture. In this review, the key challenges that must be addressed to improve environmental, social and economic sustainability of animal agriculture is discussed.

Author(s)
Kebreab, E.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2014, 9, 006, pp 1-2

The increasing levels of environmental pollution are a problem that needs urgent solution at a global scale. Bioremediation has emerged in recent decades as an effective environmentally friendly, aesthetic and low-cost technology for the treatment of a wide variety of contaminants. Rhizoremediation ...

Author(s)
Pajuelo, E.; Rodríguez-Llorente, I. D.; Lafuente, A.; Pérez-Palacios, P.; Doukkali, B.; Caviedes, M. A.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2014, 9, 001, pp 1-17

The Netherlands is faced with a surplus of manure and a serious concern about the effect of ammonia emissions on environmental acidification and the pollution of ground and surface water. Sows, weaners and slaughter pigs excrete 75%, 38% and 63% of the phosphorus consumed, and 76%, 46% and 67% of...

Author(s)
Peet-Schwering, C. M. C. van der; Hartog, L. A. den
Citation
Pig News and Information, 2000, 21, 2, pp 53N-58N

In Italian heavy pig production, the finishing phase is typically based on a maize-barley-wheat bran-soyabean meal diet, to which large amounts of P from mineral sources are added. This paper summarises the results from 3 trials conducted to define P requirements, to assess the necessity of P...

Author(s)
Bosi, P.; Macchioni, P.; Russo, V.
Citation
Pig News and Information, 1997, 18, 4, pp 117N-122N

The effects of animal welfare and pollution control regulations on the design of housing for fattening pigs and sows is discussed, mainly in relation to the situation in the Netherlands.

Author(s)
Hartog, L. A. den; Vermeer, H. M.; Swinkles, J. W. G. M.; Verdoes, N.; Backus, G. B. C.
Citation
Pig News and Information, 1996, 17, 4, pp 123N-127N

Author(s)
Chu, R.; Kung ChengMing
Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Pig News and Information, 1995, 16, 1, pp 31N-33N

Author(s)
Voermans, J. A. M.; Verdoes, N.; Hartog, L. A. den
Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Pig News and Information, 1994, 15, 2, pp 51N-54N

Author(s)
Moore, C.
Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
AgBiotech News and Information, 1993, 5, 11, pp 391N-393N

A study was undertaken to provide practical information concerning the frequency of temp. and RH measurements required to obtain a good estimate of their averages and of their daily variations, and to determine the relationships between ammonia, carbon dioxide and bacterial concn in a pig house....

Author(s)
Nicks, B.; Canart, B.; Vandenheede, M.
Citation
Pig News and Information, 1993, 14, 2, pp 77N-78N

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