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Title Enzymes in farm animal nutrition / edited by Michael R. Bedford and Gary G. Partridge
Published Oxon, UK ; New York : CABI Pub., [2001]
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Description 1 online resource (x, 406 pages) : illustrations
Contents Contributors; Preface; 1 The Current Feed Enzyme Market and Likely Trends; 2 Enzymology and Other Characteristics of Cellulases and Xylanases; 3 Enzymatic Characteristics of Phytases as they Relate to Their Use in Animal Feeds; 4 Analysis of Feed Enzymes; 5 Maize: Factors Affecting its Digestibility and Variability in its Feeding Value; 6 Vegetable Protein Meals and the Effects of Enzymes; 7 Enzyme Supplementation of Poultry Diets Based on Viscous Cereals; 8 The Role and Efficacy of Carbohydrase Enzymes in Pig Nutrition
Summary This book contains 16 chapters by individual authors reviewing feed enzymes within the context of their mode of action, interaction with intestinal physiology, economic and environmental impacts, and application of the technology to the diets of various livestock species
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Animal feeding.
Enzymes in animal nutrition.
Feeds -- Enzyme content.
Animal Nutritional Physiological Phenomena.
Form Electronic book
Author Bedford, Michael R. (Michael Richard), 1960-
Partridge, Gary G., 1953-
LC no. 00044426
ISBN 0851999417 (electronic bk.)
9780851999418 (electronic bk.)