Veterinary and Agricultural Sciences Collected Works - Research Publications
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Understanding Farmer Decision Systems That Relate To Land Use Report to the Department of Sustainability and Environment School of Global Studies, Social Sciences and Planning RMIT University May 2006
The report has a seven page executive summary but no abstract.
Novel Formulated Fortified Blended Foods Result in Improved Protein Efficiency and Hepatic Iron Concentrations Compared with Corn-Soy Blend Plus in Broiler Chickens.
Background: Corn- and soybean-based fortified blended foods (FBFs) have been the primary food aid product provided by the United States. Sorghum and cowpea have been suggested as alternative FBF commodities because they ...
Dietary nano-chromium tripicolinate increases feed intake and decreases plasma cortisol in finisher gilts during summer
Chromium (Cr) is an essential mineral element and has been used in pig diets to improve growth performance, insulin sensitivity, immune response and carcase traits and to reduce heat or other stress responses. The aims of ...
Avian viral surveillance in Victoria, Australia, and detection of two novel avian herpesviruses
(PUBLIC LIBRARY SCIENCE, 2018-03-23)
Viruses in avian hosts can pose threats to avian health and some have zoonotic potential. Hospitals that provide veterinary care for avian patients may serve as a site of exposure of other birds and human staff in the ...
Membrane fluxes, bypass flows, and sodium stress in rice: the influence of silicon
(OXFORD UNIV PRESS, 2018-03-16)
Provision of silicon (Si) to roots of rice (Oryza sativa L.) can alleviate salt stress by blocking apoplastic, transpirational bypass flow of Na+ from root to shoot. However, little is known about how Si affects Na+ fluxes ...
Signal quality of simultaneously recorded endovascular, subdural and epidural signals are comparable
(NATURE PUBLISHING GROUP, 2018-05-30)
Recent work has demonstrated the feasibility of minimally-invasive implantation of electrodes into a cortical blood vessel. However, the effect of the dura and blood vessel on recording signal quality is not understood and ...
A Major Role for Mammals in the Ecology of Mycobacterium ulcerans
(PUBLIC LIBRARY SCIENCE, 2010-08-01)
BACKGROUND: Mycobacterium ulcerans is the causative agent of Buruli ulcer (BU), a destructive skin disease found predominantly in sub-Saharan Africa and south-eastern Australia. The precise mode(s) of transmission and ...
Genome-wide comparative analyses of correlated and uncorrelated phenotypes identify major pleiotropic variants in dairy cattle
(NATURE PUBLISHING GROUP, 2017-08-23)
While single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) associated with multiple phenotype have been reported, the knowledge of pleiotropy of uncorrelated phenotype is minimal. Principal components (PCs) and uncorrelated Cholesky ...
Vaccine efficacy against Indonesian Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza H5N1: systematic review and meta-analysis
(ELSEVIER SCI LTD, 2017-09-05)
Indonesia has implemented multiple strategies to control Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza H5N1 (HPAI/H5N1), including the licensure and use of multiple vaccine formulations. The continuous drift of Indonesian HPAI/H5N1 ...