Husbandry, Stewardship, and Sustainability in Animal Production
What constitutes animal welfare? With animals being used for companionship, service, research, food, fiber, and by-products, animal welfare is a topic of great interest and importance to society. As the world’s population continues to increase, a major challenge for society is the maintenance of a...
Published November 23rd 2011 by CRC Press
Written and edited by a distinguished team of experts, Encyclopedia of Animal Science, Second Edition contains more than 300 entries that explore the broad field of animal science. The second edition discusses topics ranging from adaptation and stress, to zoos and aquariums. With...
Published February 1st 2011 by CRC Press
Culture, Science, and Technology of Food in the 21st Century
Food is the sustenance of life. But while we understand that a secure supply of food has been affected by many factors over the course of history, we do not often allow ourselves to entertain the idea that a lack of adequate food worldwide is a very real and dangerous possibility. While soil...
Published February 12th 2009 by CRC Press