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Title Phosphorus and calcium utilization and requirements in farm animals / edited by Dorinha M.S.S. Vitti and Ermias Kebreab
Published Wallingford, Oxfordshire, UK ; Cambridge, MA : CABI, [2010]
©2010
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 178 pages) : illustrations
Contents Contributors; Acknowledgements; 1. General Introduction; 2. Isotope Dilution Technique; 3. Kinetic Models for the Study of Phosphorus Metabolism in Ruminants and Monogastrics; 4. Phosphorus and Calcium Utilization in Ruminants Using Isotope Dilution Technique; 5. Phosphorus and Calcium Utilization in Non-ruminants Using Isotope Dilution Technique; 6. Bioavailability of Calcium and Phosphorus in Feedstuffs for Farm Animals; 7. Phosphorus and Calcium Nutrition and Metabolism; 8. Phosphorus and Calcium Requirements of Ruminants
Summary This book contains 10 chapters that discuss phosphorus and calcium metabolism, efficiency of utilization, availability, requirements and excretion in livestock and environmental impact
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Animal nutrition -- Requirements.
Calcium in animal nutrition.
Feeds.
Phosphorus in animal nutrition.
Form Electronic book
Author Kebreab, E.
Vitti, Dorinha M. S. S.
LC no. 2009036116
ISBN 1845936272 (e-ISBN)
9781845936273 (e-ISBN)