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Cattle, fodder and human nitrogen

A. I. Virtanen

Cattle, fodder and human nitrogen

with special reference to biological nitrogen fixation

by A. I. Virtanen

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Published by The University press. in Cambridge [Eng.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nitrogen -- Fixation,
  • Nutrition,
  • Vitamins,
  • Feeds,
  • Cattle

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Artturi I. Virtanen.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsS651 .V5
    The Physical Object
    Pagination4 p. l., 108 p.
    Number of Pages108
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17023983M
    LC Control Number39013746
    OCLC/WorldCa3185029


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Cattle, fodder and human nitrogen by A. I. Virtanen Download PDF EPUB FB2

A hybrid fodder production and food demand/economic development approach was used. • Used copula–MCMC simulation analysis of joint probabilities of correlated variables. • Reactive nitrogen loss per tonne of pork production would be larger than other livestock-based food in and Additional Physical Format: Online version: Virtanen, A.I.

(Artturi Ilmari), Cattle, fodder and human nutrition. Cambridge [Eng.] The University press. Cattle Fodder and Human Nutrition With Special Reference to Biological Nitrogen Fixation.

THE process of nitrogen fixation is at once one of the most intriguing and elusive of the unsolved. Global livestock supply chains have significantly altered nitrogen (N) flows over past years, thereby threatening environmental and human health.

Here, we provide a disaggregated assessment of the Cited by: 1. Cattle, fodder and human nutrition; with special reference to biological nitrogen fixation by A. Fodder and human nitrogen book Virtanen (Book).

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Cattle Fodder and Human Nutrition by A.I. Virtanen. pages. Yellow jacket over green cloth. Pages are clean and bright with a firm. The non-leguminous fodder generally consists of a lower percentage of nitrogen. Therefore, when livestock get non-leguminous fodder, special care has to be taken to add sufficient protein rich concentrates to balance the ration.

They include many cereal fodder crops, perennial cultivated grasses, some indigenous grasses and introduced grasses. On the occasion of its twenty-fifth anniversary, inthe Fodder and human nitrogen book Society for Grassland and Fodder Crops (NVWV) agreed to organize an International Symposium on a topic related to intensive grass and fodder production systems.

The theme selected was "Animal manure on grassland and fodder crops: Fertilizer or waste?" This Symposium was organized under the auspices of the European.

The Big Mac®, McDonald’s® signature burger, is a global food served in over measured carbon (δ 13 C) and nitrogen (δ 15 N) stable isotope ratios of Big Macs® from twenty-six δ 13 C values varied from −‰ to −‰, representing cattle-rearing systems based exclusively on C 3 plants, exclusively on C 4 plants, or both C 3 and C 4 plants.

Lablab is a source of protein for both humans and livestock. The legume improves soil fertility, is suitable as a cover crop and can be rotated with other crops.

Forage legumes are important because they improve soil fertility through nitrogen fixation. They have high crude protein in the leaves and foliage.

It is a thornless leguminous fodder shrub that originated from Central America. It is an important tree species that can be used as a substitute for commercial dairy meal. Its main advantages are that it is easy to grow and manage, grows fast, is tolerant to acidic soil and helps fix nitrogen in the soil.

This review looks at the role of the livestock sector in carbon (C) and nitrogen (N) cycles from a global perspective and considers impacts at the various stages of the commodity chain.

With regard to livestock, N and C cycles are closely connected to livestock's role in land use and land-use change. Livestock's land use includes grazing land and cropland dedicated to the production of feed.

Hi all, I'm starting to collect seeds and stock to start a J. Russell Smith style farm here in central GA, but I'm having a tough time identifying trees that will work specifically for cattle (and possibly sheep at some point) since his book deals a lot with feeding hogs. Already have persimmon, honey locust, mayhaw and mulberry as well as a bunch of nut tree stock to furnish human food.

In fact, fodder is made up of about 80%+ moisture content compared to the 15% moisture found in hay. This is the reality of fodder: 2 pounds of grain ( lbs dry matter), which has approximately 95% dry matter (DM), grows into “grass” in days, which weighs at this point 12 pounds and has 10% dry matter (DM).

2 pounds of grain=95% dry. Reducing uncertainty in nitrogen budgets for African livestock systems. Environmental Research Letters, Vol. 9, Issue. 10, p. A Review on Developments and Research in Livestock Systems, World Association of Animal Production, Book of the Year Role of livestock in human nutrition and health for poverty reduction in.

Growing green feed from grain seed such as barley, oats, wheat and maize in a closed system dates back to the s. Lately, due to the high cost of feed and land, there is renewed interest in this type of fodder.

Closed-system fodder production makes efficient use of water and reduces the area of land required to produce feed for livestock. Bananas: Pigs, goats, cattle, poultry and people can all eat bananas in various ways and in various stages of ripeness.

BANANA TREES AND COMPOST BINS. Mulberry trees Horses, cattle and goats love the very nutritious foliage, and pigs eat it.

Historically, man and beast alike were great beneficiaries of the turnip plant. Heck, before the 20th century, beef producers relied heavily on a steady stream of crops to sustain their herds through winter, even in a specific order of turnips, rutabagas, and fodder beets (mangels) and carrots, based on crop storage qualities.

Estimating Livestock’s Global Environmental Costs. As ofthe livestock sector is estimated to have contributed 14% of anthropogenic greenhouse gas emissions (18% taking into account land use, land use change, and forestry) (), 63% of reactive nitrogen mobilization*, and consumed 58% of directly used human-appropriated biomass globally ().

balanced feed for cattle, sheep and other domestic animals. Green fodder contain about per cent protein and per cent dry matter (Hand book of Agriculture, ). Under the situation of limited water supply oat can be a good choice as an alternative fodder crop.

At present in India availability of fodder. Fodder and feed are the most valuable and cheapest sources of food for livestock. They are a rich source of metabolizable energy, nutrient elements, car bohydrates and protein. Kenya’s livestock sector is primed to grow exponentially over the next three decades and anchor the country’s food sufficiency amid a rapid rise in the human population, a new survey showed.

Fodder, a type of animal feed, is any agricultural foodstuff used specifically to feed domesticated livestock, such as cattle, rabbits, sheep, horses, chickens and pigs. "Fodder" refers particularly to food given to the animals (including plants cut and carried to them), rather than that which they forage for themselves (called forage).Fodder (/ ˈ f ɒ d ər /) is also called provender (/ ˈ.

The dung and urine from the animals and the waste products from their carcases can be used as fertilizer for crops and forage. Because the majority of aquatic plants have little, if any, value as human food, a practical form of utilization of this resource is as fodder for livestock.

omasum) and an abomasum (true stomach)—includes cattle, sheep, goats, buffalo, and deer. Ruminants’ ability to digest fiber and use non-protein nitrogen sources is excellent. non-protein nitrogen (NPN): compared to true protein, this frac­ tion of the “crude protein” value refers to any nitrogen.

Nitrate is the primary nutrient form of the nitrogen in soils and is a normal constituent of plants. Occasionally, excessive amounts of nitrate accumulate in plants and result in livestock mortalities. Outbreaks of nitrate toxicity due to consumption of fodder containing high amounts of nitrate have occurred in farm animals throughout the world.

Detailed descriptions are given of a series of 11 trials carried out over a 6-yr. period to study the efficiency of N utilization in cows fed different levels and sources of protein and non-protein N.

T.D.N. intake per unit body weight was the most important single factor affecting N utilization by lactating cows but N content of the ration, addition of concentrate feeds and type of forage fed. damaged ones being fed for livestock e.g.

Rwanda (Tsou and Hong ). Vines and foliage from the sweet potato plant are fed principally to cattle in a number of countries (Buxton ). However, in Egypt, Kenya, Mozambique, Rwanda, and Uganda vines and/or foliage are utilized as green fodder for cattle principally, but also for pigs and.

The best use of these fodders permits the reduction of land area per livestock unit. Legumes, such as fodder trees, planted together with crops or used as ground cover in coconut, rubber or oil palm plantations, play a key role by fixing atmospheric nitrogen and increasing water absorption in the soil, which prevents erosion and decreases the.

An experiment was carried out to study the effect of cattle slurry on maize fodder (Zea mays) production. Maize fodder was produced at 4 cattle slurry levels T0 (0 ton/ha), T1 (10 ton/ha), T2 ( Meat, milk, and egg contribute positively to the nutrition and health of humans; however, livestock requires a large number of resources, including land for fodder and grains.

Worldwide millions of tons of vegetable waste are produced without any further processing, causing pollution and health risks. Properly managed vegetable waste could provide a source of feed for livestock, thus reducing.

Nutrient Overloading of Land and Water. Livestock dung is an important source of plant nutrients but can cause substantial pollution of ecosystems if managed improperly ().Negative environmental consequences of excess nitrogen (N) and phosphorus (P) comprise reduced soil fertility, water eutrophication, contamination of groundwater with nitrates and bio-diversity loss.

A group of plants, including herbs, shrubs and trees, that can fix nitrogen from the air, have high protein contents and boost soil fertility. Dried grass or herbaceous legumes prepared as a way of conserving grass for feeding to cattle. Chemical elements, such as calcium and phosphorus, that cattle need in their.

for human nutrition. There are about 23 million acres of alfalfa in the US. Alfalfa plus other hay is the third crop in value in the US, behind only corn and soybeans. However, mention the word “alfalfa”, and most people would associate the word with the sprouts used on their salad (a minor use) or with the Little Rascals.

Very few would. Three groups are experimenting with honeylocust leaves and twigs for livestock fodder. Leaf fodder may be used on a cut-and-carry basis or browsed directly by livestock, usually sheep or goats. I believe honeylocust leaf fodder as part of an alley crop system (interplanted with other fodder species) has great potential for economically.

microbes, cattle can make all the amino acids they need as long as there is enough protein in the diet. Plant protein is the primary source of protein in cattle diets.

Mature cattle and heavy stockers (> lbs) can use non-protein nitrogen (NPN), such as urea. This paper provides an original account of the long-term regional metabolism in relation to the cattle rearing in western France starting by the precise formulation of animal diets at three key dates of the 19th, 20th and 21st centuries.

We established links between the demand in fodder of the meat and dairy sectors and the necessary inputs of nitrogen, water and land as well as the land cover. If you’re raising chickens or other livestock, you know that animal feed can get quite expensive. I’ve written about how to feed chickens on the cheap, but in my 20+ years of raising hens, I’d not taken the time to learn to grow“learn” might not be the right word, because this is tremendously easy.

S ubabul (Leucaena leucocephala) tree—so named for its resemblance to the Babul (Vachellia nilotica) tree is quite a common sight in multi-faceted, fast-growing tree was introduced in India from Hawaii, in the early s, for its many benefits. Leucaena provides medium-density wood, high-protein fodder from its leaves and fixes nitrogen in the roots which help the soil.

- Find the latest statistical data information of selected state-wise fund released for availability and requirement of dry and green fodder production, fodder seed minikits for livestock in india (, ). And, bananas. Pigs, goats, cattle, poultry and people can all eat bananas in various ways and in various stages of ripeness.

8. Mulberry trees. Horses, cattle and goats love the very nutritious foliage, and pigs eat it too. The chooks clean up the berries that the kids miss.

Through production of maize fodder with cattle slurry and feeding this fodder to animals, the human population can obtain organic meat, milk etc. There was no information available on growth, biomass yield, nutrient content, chemical composition and energy content of maize fodder as affected by different doses of cattle slurry.

Nitrogen can cause toxic algae to grow when it leaches into water. Nitrogen fertiliser, used to increase fodder yields so that more cows can be raised on less land, exacerbates the problem.