Mycotoxins in Feedstuffs

Hardcover | May 23, 2007

byMartin Weidenbörner

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The term Mycotoxin literally means poison from fungi. Mycotoxins are substances produced from fungal secondary metabolic processes, which impair animal health thereby causing great economic losses of livestock through disease. This book gives an overview of mycotoxins in feedstuff and ingredients. It lists the degree of contamination, concentration and country of origin/detection for each case of mycotoxin contamination. In addition, the book shows whether a feedstuff/ingredient is predisposed for a mycotoxin contamination, detailing the number of mycotoxins as well as number of citations concerning one feedstuff.

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The term Mycotoxin literally means poison from fungi. Mycotoxins are substances produced from fungal secondary metabolic processes, which impair animal health thereby causing great economic losses of livestock through disease. This book gives an overview of mycotoxins in feedstuff and ingredients. It lists the degree of contamination, ...

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Feedstuff is any of the constituent nutrients of an animal ration. The plants used in feed, such as grains, oils seeds, and nuts root crops, are susceptible to mycotoxin contamination.Mycotoxins in Feedstuffs provides an overview of mycotoxins in feedstuff and ingredients. It discusses whether a feedstuff ingredient is predisposed for ...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:320 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0.03 inPublished:May 23, 2007Publisher:Springer New YorkLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0387464115

ISBN - 13:9780387464114

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From the reviews:"Printed in a handsome format, this book provides a compilation of the occurrence of mycotoxins in feed materials, including, where appropriate, comparisons with foods. . It is a valuable source of information for those involved in the feed business . . is a useful inventory for professionals in animal nutrition, the feed industry, as well as in feed inspection and control services. Due to its clear structure and format, it is ready for use in daily practice." (J. Fink-Gremmels, World Mycotoxin Journal, Vol. 1 (3), 2008)