Feedipedia
Animal feed resources information system
Feedipedia
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Search for resources: feed and plant databases, books, organisations and networks,

Cook et al., 2005. CSIRO, DPI&F(Qld), CIAT and ILRI, Brisbane, Australia

Tropical forages

Tropical Forages is a tool for selecting forage species suitable for local conditions in the tropics and subtropics.

March 24, 2010
Pérez, 1997. FAO Animal Production and Health Paper - 132

Feeding pigs in the tropics

This publication is an extensive review of the research on non-traditional feedstuffs used for feeding pigs in the tropics.

March 24, 2010
Preston, 1995. FAO Animal Production and Health Paper 126

Tropical animal feeding. A manual for research workers

This FAO manual includes: the importance of managing natural resources for sustainable development and of identifying priority areas for research aimed at solving practical problems and improving the lot of small farmers in developing countries, the basic principles of animal nutrition, the identification of important feed resources and of some appropriate technologies to better use them.

March 24, 2010
Le Houérou, 1980. Papers presented in the International Symposium on Browse in Africa, Addis Ababa, April 8-12, 1980, International Livestock Center for Africa

Browse in Africa. The current state of knowledge

March 24, 2010

ILDIS World Database of Legumes

ILDIS is an international project which maintains a database of plants in the family Fabaceae (Leguminosae) and provides services to scientists and other people interested in these plants

March 24, 2010
NAS, 1982. 3rd Revision, National Academy of Sciences, Publication No. 1684

United States-Canadian Tables of Feed Composition

March 24, 2010
Gutteridge et al., 1994. The Tropical Grassland Society of Australia

Forage tree legumes in tropical agriculture

This book provides a comprehensive coverage of the major tropical forage tree legume species, and their evaluation and utilisation in sustainable agricultural production systems.

March 24, 2010
NRC, 2008. National Research Council, USA

Lost Crops of Africa. Volume III Fruits

March 24, 2010

Famine foods database

Plants that are not normally considered as crops are consumed in times of famine. This website provides insight to potential new food sources that ordinarily would not be considered.

March 24, 2010
Orwa et al., 2009. World Agroforestry Centre, Kenya

Agroforestree Database: a tree reference and selection guide version 4.0

The Agroforestree Database provides information on the management, use and ecology of a wide range of tree species which can be used in agroforestry.

March 24, 2010
CGIAR, 2009. CGIAR Systemwide Livestock Programme

SSA Feeds - Sub-saharan Africa feed composition database

Web-based software and database that provides information on the nutritive value of 14,571 samples of 459 livestock feeds from 14 countries in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA).

March 24, 2010

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