Animal Agriculture: Research To Meet Human Needs In The 21st Century, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Animal Agriculture

Research To Meet Human Needs In The 21st Century, 1st Edition

By Wilson G. Pond

CRC Press

376 pages

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First published in 1980. Animal agriculture serves human needs. Three-fourths of the protein, one-third of the energy, most of the calcium and phosphorus and substantial amounts of essential vitamins and other minerals in the American diet are from animal products. Recognizing that innovative research holds the key to meeting these challenges, 210 concerned individuals convened at Boyne Mountain, Michigan, May 4 to 9, 1980. Their goal was to identify priorities for future research to enable animal agriculture to efficiently and effectively serve human needs in the 21st century. These proceedings represent the best collective judgment on research priorities by a group of informed and dedicated people concerned with the future role of animal agriculture in meeting human needs.

Table of Contents

Steering Committee -- Organizers’ Preface -- Editors’ Preface -- Conference Imperatives -- Human Nutrition -- Food Processing and Acceptability -- Food Safety -- Animal Nutrition and Digestive Physiology -- Animal Genetics and Reproduction -- Animal Health -- Feed Production -- Production, Marketing and Distribution -- Resources and Environment -- Public Policy -- Keynote Addresses

About the Author

Wilson G. Pond

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / General