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Leucaena leucocephala has played a key role in the development of sustainable cattle ranching in Latin America. This species is the backbone of the so-called Intensive Silvopastoral Systems (ISPS) that combine high-density cultivation of leucaena as fodder shrubs (4,000-40,000 plants/ha) with...

Author(s)
Chará, J.; Rivera, J.; Barahona, R.; Murgueitio, E.; Calle, Z.; Giraldo, C.
Publisher
Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical (CIAT), Cali, Colombia
Citation
Tropical Grasslands - Forrajes Tropicales, 2019, 7, 4, pp 259-266
Abstract

The purpose of this research was to perform a preliminary inventory of the waste fat generated from beef cattle and fowl in Mexico that could be used for biodiesel production. Additionally, the CO2 emissions reduction that could be achieved by using the potential biodiesel to replace an...

Author(s)
Chavarria-Hernandez, J.; Ordóñez, L.; Barahona-Pérez, L. F.; Castro-Gomez, M.; Paredes-Cervantes, S.
Publisher
Wiley, Chichester, UK
Citation
Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology, 2017, 92, 5, pp 899-905
Abstract

Enterococcus spp. are Gram-positive lactic acid-producing bacteria found in the intestinal tracts of animals, like mammals, birds, and arthropods. Enterococcus spp. may cause opportunistic infections in vertebrate and invertebrate hosts. We report here the draft genome sequence of Enterococcus...

Author(s)
Cossío-Bayúgar, R.; Miranda-Miranda, E.; Arreguín-Pérez, C. A.; Lozano, L.; Peréz de la Rosa, D.; Rocha-Martínez, M. K.; Bravo-Díaz, M. A.; Sachman-Ruiz, B.
Publisher
American Society for Microbiology (ASM), Washington, USA
Citation
Genome Announcements, 2017, 5, 16, pp e00196-17
Abstract

Beef is an important staple in Mexican population and livestock a socioeconomically important activity for the country. The aim of this study was to measure the effect that live cattle, as well as prices of inputs have on beef production: waste of bread, sorghum and corn. For this purpose a...

Author(s)
Martínez Damián, M. Á.; Mora Flores, J. S.; Téllez Delgado, R.
Publisher
Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones Forestales, Agrícolas y Pecuarias (INIFAP), Mexico City, Mexico
Citation
Revista Mexicana de Ciencias Agrícolas, 2015, 6, 7, pp 1689-1694
Abstract

The objective of this study was to identify the presence of Neospora caninum by polymerase chain reaction (PCR), in brain, myocardium and liver (150 organs) obtained from 50 free-range chickens (Gallus domesticus) that coexisted with bovines and dogs in Central Mexico. N. caninum DNA was detected...

Author(s)
Romero, D. G.; Sánchez, G. F. D.; Morales, S. E.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology: Regional Studies and Reports, 2016, 5, pp 31-33
Abstract

Large areas of tropical moist forests have been converted to cattle pastures, generating complex landscapes where different habitats are represented by small patches with an uneven spatial distribution. Here, we describe how bird communities respond to the different elements present in a livestock...

Author(s)
Maya-Elizarrarás, E.; Schondube, J. E.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Boston, USA
Citation
Biotropica, 2015, 47, 2, pp 236-245
Abstract

Oak forests around the world have been widely used to obtain firewood and produce charcoal and like other habitats have been affected by the increasing development of livestock activities. Oak forests from western Mexico are one of the five priority habitats for the conservation of birds at a...

Author(s)
Maya-Elizarrarás, E.; Schondube, J. E.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Forest Ecology and Management, 2015, 335, pp 118-128
AbstractFull Text

The aim of this study was to analyze the regional spatial correlation of meat carcass production by species in Mexico. The study was carried out between 2000-2012. Through exploratory data analysis, the estimation of the Moran Index and LISA test, the study tried to find evidence of spatial...

Author(s)
Rodríguez-Licea, G.; García-Salazar, J. A.; Hernández-Martínez, J.
Publisher
Estacion Experimental Fabio Baudrit Moreno, Alajuela, Costa Rica
Citation
Agronomía Mesoamericana, 2016, 27, 2, pp 353-365
AbstractFull Text

The state of Oaxaca, in southern Mexico, stands out for its biocultural diversity that includes the animal genetic resources of the various ethnic and peasant groups. To know the cultural importance (uses and beliefs) of domestic animals for the Ayuuk ethnic group, we conducted interviews and...

Author(s)
Cayetano-Antonio, M.; Vásquez-Dávila, M. A.; Arellanes-Cancino, Y.
Publisher
Red CONBIAND, Córdoba, Spain
Citation
Actas Iberoamericanas de Conservación Animal, 2017, 10, pp 7-13
Abstract

The animal species that currently contribute to agricultural and food production are the result of a domestication process. The objective of this study was to understand what animal species are raised by the families in rural zones of the state of Campeche, México, and to propose strategies for use ...

Author(s)
Candelaria-Martínez, B.; Ramírez-Mella, M.; Flota-Bañuelos, C.; Dorantes-Jiménez, J.
Publisher
Colegio de Postgraduados, Montecillo, Mexico
Citation
Agroproductividad, 2016, 9, 9, pp 29-32

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