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Animal Nutrition Advances & Developments

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ISBN: 9798189304897    Publisher: Satish Serial Publishing House Year of publishing: 2012     Format:  Hardcover Language: English
The rapid changes in the scientific know how of the science of Animal Nutrition have taken place in last two decades. Most of the books on Animal Nutrition describe feeding practices prevalent in agriculturally...Read more
The rapid changes in the scientific know how of the science of Animal Nutrition have taken place in last two decades. Most of the books on Animal Nutrition describe feeding practices prevalent in agriculturally advanced western countries, which are not appropriate for many of the developing countries. Therefore, there is a much felt need for a text book of advanced animal nutrition for students from Asian and other developing countries. This book is written in a very simple illustrative and coherent manner with all updated information so that every student of animal science including scientist/researchers and academicians, at national and international level will be benefited. This book is the result of a multi-author effort. The contributors were invited at national as well as international level for their expertise as topics and professional involvement. This book attempts at providing a clear, thorough and up-dated information fundamentals to animal nutrition, as well as its application, each topic is discussed from a multidisciplinary angle to aid and assist understanding, and not merely as a routine to fulfill the requirement of syllabi. Many chapters are devoted to special topics like feeding of Yak, Mithun and Equines in changing scenario of Animal Nutrition, some recent topics like global warming due to methane emission by livestock, environmental issues in livestock rearing and polices, quality assurance for livestock production and prospects of feed from genetically modified plants in livestock feeding etc. have been introduced. In editors opinion, this book will be extremely useful to all persons at national and international level who are directly involved with the science of Animal Nutrition.
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About the author: Usha Rani Mehra & Putan Singh & A.K. Verma
Dr. (Mrs.) Usha R. Mehra (Chief Editor), Born on June 18, 1944, at Lucknow U.P. Dr. (Mrs.) Usha R. Mehra did her post-graduation from Bareilly college,... Read more
Dr. (Mrs.) Usha R. Mehra (Chief Editor), Born on June 18, 1944, at Lucknow U.P. Dr. (Mrs.) Usha R. Mehra did her post-graduation from Bareilly college, Bareilly in 1964 and Doctorate in Animal Nutrition from Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Izatnagar in 1968. She started her research career in 1968 from Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Izatnagar and served the institute for four decades in various capacities till her superannuation as Head and Professor Cum Director, Centre of Advanced Studies in Animal Nutrition. Dr. U.K. Mehra is a distinguished Animal Nutritionist and contributed more specifically in the area of urea molasses mineral block, liquid diet, bypass protein sources, microbial growth and VFA production. She has developed several technologies and patent on Cold process technology for the preparation of Urea Molasses Mineral Block (UMMB) has already been granted and applied for registration of Threshing cum Treatment Machine. She supervised several externally funded research schemes, name few SIDA/IAEA - UNDP scheme, NDDB-IVRI project, CGP NATP project, and Cass fund schemes etc. She was bestowed with several prestigious awards like Hari Om Ashram Trust Award (Twice), Punjab Rao Deshmukh Best Woman Agricultural Scientist Award, Rafi Ahmed Kidwai Award, and Woman Empowerment and Livelihood Award. She has published 180 research papers to her credit in National and International Journals of high repute. She has also contributed many book chapters on various aspects of animal nutrition. She was deputed abroad by Govt. of India to serve as an expert in Nigeria. She was also awarded SIDA/IAEA fellowship for advanced studies in biochemical techniques at Hannah Research Institute Scotland U.K. She visited several countries like Scotland, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States of America, Germany, Norway, Denmark, Singapore, Malaysia, Mauritius and Mexico etc. In recognition of her scientific work she was elected fellow of National Academy of Agricultural Sciences and Animal Nutrition Association. She is a life member of several important Academic bodies, Research Panels, Research Advisory committees and Board of Management. She provided dynamic leadership to ANA as its President from 2003 to 2006.
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