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Title The encyclopedia of farm animal nutrition / editor-in-chief, M.F. Fuller, Rowett Research Institute, Aberdeen, UK ; section editors, N.J. Benevenga, University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA, M.F. Fuller (Non-ruminant Mammalian Nutrition), Rowett Research Institute, Aberdeen, UK, S.P. Lall (Fish Nutrition), Institute for Marine Biosciences, Halifax, Canada, K.J. McCracken (Avian Nutrition), Queen's University, Belfast, UK, H.M. Omed and R.F.E. Axford (Ruminant Nutrition), University of Wales, Bangor, UK, C.J.C. Phillips (Nutritional Deficiencies and Disorders), University of Queensland, Gatton, Australia.

Published Wallingford, Oxfordshire, UK : CABI, 2004.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (xiii, 606 pages) : illustrations, charts
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Restrictions Access limited to subscribing institution.
Summary This encyclopedia covers the whole of nutrition including basic aspects of digestion and metabolism, energy, protein, minerals and vitamins, feed intake, common feeds, feed processing, deficiency diseases, and nutritional disorders. It contains approximately 2000 entries contributed by 95 international authors (the affiliations for whom are listed), with seven section editors. Entries vary from short definitions to more discursive articles, on subjects of major importance, of up to 2000 words. Longer entries are supported by references to important original papers and reviews, and all entries are fully cross-referenced to related entries within the book. Where appropriate entries are supported by figures, tables and photographs.
Other formats Also available in print format.
Notes Title from PDF title page (viewed August 23, 2013).
Other author Fuller, M. F., editor of compilation.
Benevenga, N. J., editor of compilation.
Lall, S. P., editor of compilation.
McCracken, K. J., editor of compilation.
Omed, H. M., editor of compilation.
Axford, R. F. E., editor of compilation.
Phillips, C. J. C., editor of compilation.
C.A.B. International, issuing body.
Subject Animal nutrition -- Encyclopedias.
Animal feeding -- Encyclopedias.
Feeds -- Encyclopedias.
Animal nutrition.
Nutritional disorders.
Reference works.
Electronic books.
Local Subject LL500
ISBN 0851993699 (alk. paper)
9780851993690 (alk. paper)