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Biological Efficiency of Protein Production

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ISBN-10: 0521279402

ISBN-13: 9780521279406

Edition: 2011

Authors: J. G. W. Jones

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List price: $54.95
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 6/9/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 398
Size: 5.98" wide x 9.02" long x 0.87" tall
Weight: 1.276
Language: English

Editor's preface
Foreword
Introduction
The purpose of protein production
The meaning of biological efficiency
Future demand for protein foods
Factors affecting demand for protein products
Economics of protein production
The Biological Efficiency of Protein Production by Plants
Biochemical aspects of the conversion of inorganic nitrogen into plant protein
The potential of cereal grain crops for protein production
Plants as sources of unconventional protein foods
Potential protein production of temperate grasses Th. Alberda; Discussion report
The Biological Efficiency of Protein Production by Animals
Considerations of the efficiency of amino acid and protein metabolism in animals
Possibilities for changing by genetic means the biological efficiency of protein production by whole animals
Factors affecting the efficiency of protein production by populations of animals
The biological efficiency of protein production by animal production enterprises
Discussion report
The Biological Efficiency of Protein Production by Ecosystems
The biological efficiency of protein production by grazing and other land-based systems
The biological efficiency of protein production by stall-fed ruminants
Ecological factors affecting amounts of protein harvested from aquatic ecosystems H. A. Reiger; Discussion report
The Biological Efficiency of Industrial Systems of Protein Production
Conversion of agricultural produce for use as human food
Aspects of protein production by unicellular organisms
Protein production by unicellular organisms from hydrocarbon substrates
Protein production by micro-organisms from carbohydrate substrates
Discussion report
List of participants
Index