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Animal Nutrition

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Author: Leonard A. Maynard

ISBN: 9789384502614

Binding:  Hardback

Year: 2019

Publisher: Agri BioVet Press

SKU: 9789384502614 Category: Tags: ,

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About the book

The purpose of this book is to present the principles of nutrition and their applications in feeding practice. The early chapters of this book provide a review and extension of this knowledge as related to those substances and processes with which nutrition deals. The general references listed at the end of the different chapters furnish opportunity for collateral reading on the various topics presented. The material presented has been selected as a result of some twenty years’ experience in teaching the principles of animal nutrition to undergraduate and graduate students.

Contents

Preface v
1. The Expanding Field of Nutrition 1
2. The Animal Body and its Food 11
3. Some Physicochemical Bases of Life Processes 21
4. The Carbohydrates and their Metabolism 40
5. The Lipids and their Metabolism 62
6. The Proteins and their Metabolism 87
7. The Inorganic Elements and their Metabolism 118
8. The Vitamins 171
9. Feeding Experiments the Determination of Digestibility 229
10. Nutritional Balances 254
11. Measures of Total Nutritive Energy 282
12. The Fasting Catabolism Maintenance 296
13. Growth 320
14. Reproduction 370
15. Lactation 397
16. Work Production 451

Additional information

Dimensions25 × 15 cm
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