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Enzymes In Farm Animal Nutrition

  • Enzymes In Farm Animal Nutrition

Enzymes In Farm Animal Nutrition

Edited by M Bedford & G Partridge

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Author(s): Edited by M Bedford & G Partridge

About The Book

It is now well recognised that enzymes can be added to animal feeds to improve the efficiency of raw material digestion. This book provides a review of current knowledge of such enzymes, including their mode of action, interaction with intestinal physiology, economic and environmental impacts and application of technology into diets for different farm animal species.No other book specifically on this topicInformation of relevance to both academic researchers and commercial feed companiesProvides the latest information on this fastest growing area of animal feed technology.

This book is suitable for Animal nutritionists and physiologists, both in academic research and in industry.

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Author Edited by M Bedford & G Partridge
Availability In Print
Dimensions Unknown
Extent 432 Pages
ISBN 9780851993935
Publication date 2000
Book Type Hardcover


  • Preface
  • The current feed enzyme market and likely trends, C Sheppy
  • Enzymology and other characteristics of cellulases and xylanases, M K Bhat and G P Hazlewood
  • Enzymatic characteristics of phytases as they relate to their use in animal feeds, D D Maenz
  • Analysis of feed enzymes, B V McCleary
  • Maize-factors affecting its digestibility and variability in its feeding value, J D Summers
  • Vegetable protein meals and the effects on enzymes, J Thorpe and J D Beal
  • Enzyme supplementation of poultry diets based on viscous cereals, M Choct
  • The role and efficacy of carbohydrase enzymes in pig nutrition, G Partridge
  • Interaction between cereal identity and fat quality and content in response to feed enzymes in broilers, S D„nicke
  • Digestion of phosphorus and other nutrients .The role of phytases and factors influencing their activity, E T Kornegay
  • Enzymes in ruminant diets, T A McAllister, A N Hristov, K A Beauchemin, L M Rode and K-J Cheng
  • Microbial interactions in the response to exogenous enzyme utilization, M Bedford and J Apajalahti
  • Enzymes: Screening, expression, design and production, K Clarkson, B Jones, R Bott, B Bower, G Chotani and T Becker
  • Liquid application systems for feed enzymes, P Steen
  • Process stability and methods of detection of feed enzymes in complete diets, M R Bedford, F G Silversides and W D Cowan
  • Future horizons, R R Marquardt and M Bedford
  • Index

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