Aquafeed Formulation

Hardcover | October 19, 2015

bySergio F NatesEditorSergio F Nates

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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. Includes the latest software evaluation for calculating protein and amino acid sources, trace minerals, and vitamins for aquaculture diets Provides essential information on formulation, covering feed nutrients and additives such as enzymes and phytase and conjugated fatty acids Presents factors affecting nutrient recommendations for aquaculture diets and nutritional effects on aquaculture nutrient excretion and water quality Covers a broad range of techniques to understand the nutrient recommendations in the NRC guide

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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 nutrie...

Dr. Nates is currently the President of the Latin American Rendering Association and the former President & CEO of the Fats and Proteins Research Foundation. He is also the former Vice-Chairman of the Animal Co-Products Research and Education Center (ACREC) at Clemson University. Dr. Nates is a member of the Board of Directors of the G...
Format:HardcoverDimensions:302 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:October 19, 2015Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0128008733

ISBN - 13:9780128008737

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Overview of the aquaculture feed industry
Chapter 2 Feed formulation software
Chapter 3 Understanding the nutritional and biological constraints of ingredients to optimize their application in aquaculture feeds
Chapter 4 Nutrient requirements
Chapter 5 Functional feed additives in aquaculture feeds
Chapter 6 Optimizing nutritional quality of aquafeeds