This book entitled "Livestock Nutrition: Analytical Techniques" lucidly explain recommended and standard methods of analysis. Latest methods of Bomb calorimetry, Isothermal, Adiabatic and Ballistic, non-protein nitrogen fractions, oxalic acid in feeds and fodders, cyanides in plants, nitrate and nitrite in forages, thioglucoside in rapeseed meal, free gossypol in cottonseed meal and aflatoxins in feed have been explained in a simple and illustrative way.
Additional methods of desoxyribonuleic acid (DNA) and ribonucleic acid (RNA) analysis in animal tissues, non-esterified fatty acid, total lipids in serum or plasma Iipase, blood glucose, cholesterol and urea, biuret method for protein content in wheat, fractions of total lipids eg. cholesterol, HDL and LDL cholesterol are given in a very simple way, along with examples of calculations of results. Method of urea estimation in animal feed as an adulterant is described in detail.
This book provides essential information for undergraduate and postgraduate degree students in Food Science and Technology. Animal Nutrition, Animal Products Technology, Animal Feed Technology and Foods Nutrition (F&N). This book covers syllabus for B.V. Sc and A.H., M.V.Sc., M.Sc (F & N), M.Sc (Food Science & Technology). Ph.D. (A.N.), Ph.D. (Food Science Technology), Ph.D. (F & N). M.Sc. (APT). M.Sc., M.V.Sc.(AFT), Ph.D. (AFT), Ph.D. (APT), degrees of Indian and Asian subcontinent universities. Animal Feed Compounding Industries and Human Food (Vegetarian and Non Vegetarian) Products manufacturing Industries (Quality Control Laboratories) could make use of this book to collect information on the quality of products before marketing. This book is of valuable help to the candidates appearing for the interview of senior scientist, principal scientist and Head of department post advertised by the ASRB (ICAR), Delhi and CSIR Institutions of Country.