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Minerals in Animal and Human Nutrition: Comparative Aspects to Human Nutrition / Edition 1
     

Minerals in Animal and Human Nutrition: Comparative Aspects to Human Nutrition / Edition 1

by Lee Russell McDowell, Tony J. Cunha
 

ISBN-10: 0124833691

ISBN-13: 9780124833692

Pub. Date: 04/28/1992

Publisher: Elsevier Science

This book presents concise, up-to-date information on mineral nutrition for livestock and poultry, as well as comparative aspects with laboratory animals and humans. Chapters are organized by established and most common minerals and present information on each mineral's properties, distribution, and natural sources, as well as their requirements, metabolism,

Overview

This book presents concise, up-to-date information on mineral nutrition for livestock and poultry, as well as comparative aspects with laboratory animals and humans. Chapters are organized by established and most common minerals and present information on each mineral's properties, distribution, and natural sources, as well as their requirements, metabolism, functions, deficiencies, and toxicity in various animals. Minerals in which naturally occurring deficiencies or excesses are known to be of economic importance are emphasized. Many practical implications of deficiencies and excesses are also discussed along with methods sources of supplementation.
This is both a comprehensive textbook and reference manual that will be useful for animal and veterinary scientists, nutritionists, and human medical researchers. It will also be valuable for feed manufacturers, livestock extension specialists, and farmers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780124833692
Publisher:
Elsevier Science
Publication date:
04/28/1992
Series:
Animal Feeding and Nutrition Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
524
Product dimensions:
6.27(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.05(d)

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Table of Contents

Introduction.
Calcium and Phosphorus.
Sodium and Chlorine (Common Salt).
Potassium.
Magnesium.
R.L. Shirley, Sulfur.
Iron.
Copper and Molybdenum.
Cobalt.
Iodine.
Manganese.
Zinc.
Selenium.
Fluorine.
Aluminum, Arsenic, Cadmium, Lead, and Mercury.
Newly Discovered and Other Trace Elements.
Natural Sources of Minerals.
Maximum Tolerance Levels.
Mineral Supplementation.
Bibliography.
Appendixes.
Index.

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