Overview for Animal Nutrition: Advances & Developments
The rapid changes in the scientific know how of the science of Animal Nutrition have taken place in last two decades. There is a much felt need for a text book of advanced animal nutrition for students from Asian and other developing countries. This book is written in a very simple illustrative and choherent manner with all updated information so that students, scientists/researchers and academicians, at national and international level will be benefitted.
This book is the result of a multi-author effort. The contributors were invited at national as well as international level for their expertise as topics and professional involvement.
This book attempts at providing a clear, thorough and up-dated information fundamentals to animal nutrition, as well as its application, each topic is discussed from a multidisciplinary angle to aid and assist understanding, and not merely as a routine to fulfill the requirement of syllabi. Many chapters are devoted to special topics in changing scenario of Animal Nutrition, some recent topics like global warming due to methane emission by livestock, environmental issues in livestock rearing and polices, quality assurance for livestock production and prospects of feed from genetically modified plants in livestock feeding etc. have been introduced. In editors opinion, this book will be extremely useful to all persons at national and international level who are directly involved with the science of Animal Nutrition.
Usha Rani Mehra (Author)
Dr. (Mrs.) Usha R. Mehra (Chief Editor), Born on June 18, 1944, at Lucknow U.P. Dr. (Mre.) Usha R. Mehra did her post-graduation from Bareilly college, Bareilly in 1964 and Doctorate in Animal Nutrition from Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Izatnagar in 1968. She started her research career in 1968 from Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Izatnagar and served the institute for four decades in various capacities till her superannuation as Head and Professor Cum Director, Centre of Advanced Studies in Animal Nutrition. She is life memeber of several important Academic bodies, Research Panels, Research Advisory committees and Board of Management. She provided dynamic leadership to ANA as its President from 2003 to 2006.
Putan Singh (Author)
Dr. Putan Singh (Editor), Born on October 31. 1960 at Village-Bhuria, Post Kachura, District-Sitapur, U.P. Dr. Putan Singh did his B.Sc. (Ag & AH) in 1984 from Chandra Shekhar Azad University of Agriculture and Technology, Kanpur and M.Sc. and Doctorate in Animal Nutrition from Indian Veterinary Research Institute (IVRI), Izatnagar, Bareilly in 1987 and 1991, respectively. He got IVRI Junior and Senior Research Fellowships for his Master and Doctorate Research Work. He started his research career in ARS in June 11, 1991 as Scientist from NAARM, Hyderabad & subsequently after foundation course and subject matter training he joined IVRI, Izatnagar & Mukteshwar, Kumaon and he became Scientist (Sr. Scale) in 1995. He has honour to become member of organizing committee of the ANA World conference, which was held successfully at NACS complex, New Delhi in February 2009.
A K Verma (Author)
Dr. A.K. Verma (Editor), Born on August 31, 1962 at Village Pasna, District Sultanpur of U.P. Dr. Ashok Kumar Verma did his B.Sc. Ag (Honours) from Kanpur University, Kanpur in 1982, M.Sc. (Ag) in Animal Nutrition from Govind Ballabh Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar in 1685 and Ph.D. in Animal Nutrition from Indian Vetrinary Research Institute, Izatnagar in 1991. He started his research career in 1991 as a Scientist in Animal Nutrition Division of IVRI and presently career in 1991 as a Scientist in Animal Nutrition Division of IVRI and presently working as Principal Scientist.