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Aquafeed Formulation - 1st Edition

Subject ISBN Author Publisher Number of Pages Title Year Price
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 9780128008737 Sergio Nates Elsevier 302 Aquafeed Formulation - 1st Edition 2016 $ 130.00
Author: Sergio Nates
Description: Aquafeed Formulation is the only resource that provides summaries with examples and formulation techniques specifically to meet the needs of anyone in the aquaculture industry. As feed is the largest single cost item in aquaculture production, and formulating aquaculture feed requires many combinations of several ingredients and nutrient requirements, this book takes a clear-and -concise approach, providing essential information on formulation and covering relevant available software, feed nutrients, and additives such as enzymes and phytase and conjugated fatty acids, as well as best industry practices to improve aquafeed production. Users will find this to be a one-stop resource for anyone interested or involved in, the global aquaculture industry.
Table of Content: List of contributors Acknowledgments Introduction I.1 Introduction I.2 Feed ingredients I.3 Nutritional requirements I.4 Feed ingredient testing I.5 Feed additives I.6 Feed formulation I.7 Feed production and quality I.8 Best practices in formulation References 1. Overview of the aquaculture feed industry Abstract 1 Aquafeed in Asia 2 Aquafeed in the Americas Acknowledgments References 2. Feed formulation software Abstract 2.1 Introduction 2.2 General overview of the formulation process in the feed industry 2.3 LP-based feed formulation 2.4 Essential components of LP-based feed formulation software 2.5 Software options 2.6 Conclusion Acknowledgments References 3. Understanding the nutritional and biological constraints of ingredients to optimize their application in aquaculture feeds Abstract 3.1 Introduction 3.2 Characterizing ingredients 3.3 Chemical composition of oils 3.4 Digestibility, palatability, and utilization value of plant protein meals 3.5 Nutritional value of plant and animal oils to aquaculture species 3.6 Processing effects of ingredients References 4. Nutrient requirements Abstract 4.1 Introduction 4.2 Proteins and amino acids 4.3 Lipids and fatty acids 4.4 Carbohydrates 4.5 Nutritional energetics 4.6 Vitamins 4.7 Minerals References 5. Functional feed additives in aquaculture feeds Abstract 5.1 Introduction 5.2 Phytogenics 5.3 Organic acids 5.4 Yeast products 5.5 Probiotics 5.6 Enzymes 5.7 Mycotoxin binders References 6. Optimizing nutritional quality of aquafeeds Abstract 6.1 Introduction 6.2 Sources of nutrient database 6.3 Nutrient levels and variability in commonly used raw materials 6.4 Impact of heat damage on the amino acid level and their variability 6.5 Proximate nutrients of raw material 6.6 Managing nutrient variation 6.7 Integration of Laboratory Information Management System and formulation 6.8 Summary References Index

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