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Nutritional ecology of the ruminant
Peter J. Van Soest.
 
Location
   
Online
       
D.H. Hill Library Call Number
  Stacks (9th floor) SF95 .V36 1994 (Browse Shelf) Available
       
Veterinary Medicine Library Call Number
  Stacks SF95 .V36 1994 (Browse Shelf) Available
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Description
  • ISBN: 080142772X (alk. paper)
  • OCLC Number: 29909839
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 425-457) and indexes.
Table of Contents

1. Ruminants in the World -- 2. Nutritional Concepts -- 3. Feeding Strategies, Taxonomy, and Evolution -- 4. Body Size and the Limitations of Ruminants -- 5. Nonruminant Herbivores -- 6. Plant, Animal, and Environment -- 7. The Free-ranging Animal -- 8. Forage Evaluation Techniques -- 9. Minerals -- 10. Fiber and Physicochemical Properties of Feeds -- 11. Carbohydrates -- 12. Lignin -- 13. Plant Defensive Chemicals -- 14. Forage Preservation -- 15. Function of the Ruminant Forestomach -- 16. Microbes in the Gut -- 17. The Lower Gastrointestinal Tract -- 18. Nitrogen Metabolism -- 19. Intermediary Metabolism -- 20. Lipids -- 21. Intake --22. Mathematical Applications: Digestibility -- 23. Digestive Flow -- 24. Energy Balance -- 25. Integrated Feeding Systems.
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