Halophytic and Salt-Tolerant Feedstuffs: Impacts on Nutrition, Physiology and Reproduction of Livestock, 1st Edition (e-Book) book cover

Halophytic and Salt-Tolerant Feedstuffs

Impacts on Nutrition, Physiology and Reproduction of Livestock, 1st Edition

By Hassan M. El Shaer, Victor Roy Squires

CRC Press

453 pages

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Naturally occurring salt tolerant and halophytic plants (trees, shrubs, grasses, and forbs) have always been utilized by livestock as a supplement or drought reserve. Salt tolerant forage and fodder crops are now being planted over wide areas. Increasingly, large-scale production of fodder on formerly abandoned irrigated cropland has allowed salt t

Table of Contents

Editor's Preface. About the Editors. Acknowledgements. List of Contributors. List of Acronyms, Abbreviations and Equivalents. PART 1 Extent and Geographic Distribution of salt tolerant and halophytic feedstuffs. PART 2 Nutritional aspects. PART 3 Experience with halophyte feeding. PART 4 Physiological aspects. PART 5 Focus on non-ruminants and uniting perspectives. Author and Subject Index.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
NAT001000
NATURE / Animals / General
SCI011000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Botany
SCI086000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / General
TEC003000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Agriculture / General