An Introduction to Animal Husbandry in the Tropics (Tropical Agriculture Series)

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9780470215692: An Introduction to Animal Husbandry in the Tropics (Tropical Agriculture Series)

The fifth edition of this book has been completely revised and brought up-to-date, with a new co-author. It is still the most authoritative and comprehensive book on the development and production of domestic livestock in the tropics.

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Completely revised & updated, Introduction to Animal Husbandry in the Tropics remains the most authoritative & comprehensive book on the development & production of domestic livestock in the tropics. New to the fifth edition are: recent developments in nutrition & feeding, with special attention on more efficient use of low-quality feeds; emphasis on sustainable & integrated systems of production; & attention to the need for conservation & rational use of the many breeds & types of domestic animals in the world. Introduction to Animal Husbandry in the Tropics also includes new or greatly revised chapters on Equidae, including horses, mules, & donkeys; minor species & microlivestock; animal fibers, hides, skins, & other products; sustainable production of forage; & the contribution of animals to farm energy supplies as transport & other power functions.

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Animal Husbandry in the Tropics has been completely revised and brought up-to-date, with a new co-author. It is still the most authoritative and comprehensive book on the development and production of domestic livestock in the tropics.

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