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Author Lonergan, Steven Michael, author

Title The science of animal growth and meat technology / Steven M. Lonergan, David G. Topel, Dennis N. Marple
Edition Second edition
Published London, United Kingdom : Academic Press, [2019]
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Summary The Science of Animal Growth and Meat Technology, Second Edition, combines fundamental science- based and applied, practical concepts relating to the prenatal and postnatal growth of cattle, sheep and pigs. It provides the necessary components to understand the production and growth of livestock for safe and quality meat products and presents an understanding of the principles of meat science and technology that is needed to understand the meat industry. Information on the slaughter process of animals, muscle structure and meat tenderness, meat quality, meat safety, and microbiology makes this a valuable self-study reference for students and professionals entering the field
Notes Includes index
Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed October 31, 2018)
Subject Meat industry and trade -- Textbooks.
Meat -- Textbooks.
Meat -- Quality -- Textbooks.
Meat -- Research -- Textbooks.
Genre/Form Textbooks.
Form Electronic book
Author Marple, Dennis Neil, 1945- author
Topel, David G., author
ISBN 0128152788 (electronic bk.)
9780128152782 (electronic bk.)