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Wageningen Academic Publishers

Wageningen Academic Publishers is an independent publishing company in the field of Life Sciences publishing scientific journals, monographs, textbooks, and proceedings. Through its strong affiliation with the prestigious Agricultural University of Wageningen in the Netherlands and allied academic and research institutes worldwide, Wageningen publications contain cutting edge research on the following topics: animal and veterinary science, food science, social science, environmental science and plant science.


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Tables of composition and nutritional value of feed materials: Pigs, poultry, cattle, sheep, goats, rabbits, horses and fish

Sauvant, D. Perez, J M. Tran, G.
(2004)  | 9789076998411 | Wageningen Academic Publishers | pbk. | book | 304pp | Availability last checked: 30/5/2017
AUD 150.95, AUD 176.61 (inc. GST) , AUD 160.56 (ex. GST) ,
This book is the result of collaborative work between INRA and the Association Française de Zootechnie (AFZ). The tables in this book present the chemical composition and nutritional values of the feed materials fed to the main farm species. The feed materials included in this publication are used both...

Precision agriculture '15

Stafford, John V.
(2015)  | 9789086862672 | Wageningen Academic Publishers | hbk. | book | 752pp | Availability last checked: 21/2/2017
AUD 301.95, AUD 329.45 (inc. GST) , AUD 299.50 (ex. GST) ,
Precision agriculture is now 'main stream' in agriculture and is playing a key role as the industry comes to terms with the environment, market forces, quality requirements, traceability, vehicle guidance and crop management. Research continues to be necessary - and needs to be reported and disseminated...

Handbook of cholesterol: Biology, function and role in health and diseases

De, Meester Fabien. Watson, Ronald Ross. De Meester, Fabien. Ross Watson, Ronald.
(2016)  | 9789086862764 | Wageningen Academic Publishers | hbk. | book | 494pp | Availability last checked: 21/2/2017
AUD 326.95, AUD 354.45 (inc. GST) , AUD 322.23 (ex. GST) ,
The handbook of cholesterol - biology, function and role in health and disease - gathers a substantial set of contributions supporting the modern view that dietary and blood cholesterols are safe or even beneficial in a balanced omega-6/3 fatty acids environment, whereas they may turn into unsafe or...

Handbook of dietary and nutritional aspects of bottle feeding

Preedy, Victor R. Watson, Ronald Ross. Zibadi, Sherma. Ross Watson, Ronald.
(2014)  | 9789086862238 | Wageningen Academic Publishers | hbk. | book | 664pp | Availability last checked: 21/2/2017
AUD 355.95, AUD 383.45 (inc. GST) , AUD 348.59 (ex. GST) ,
Newborn babies are usually fed via the breast which ensures optimal development and emotional mother-child bonding. However, in some circumstances breast feeding may be either inadequate or impractical. Historically, deficiencies in the provision of breast milk were addressed by wet-nurse feeding but...

Animals and us: 50 years and more of applied ethology

Appleby, Michael. Brown, Jennifer. Seddon, Yolande.
(2016)  | 9789086862825 | Wageningen Academic Publishers | pbk. | book | 336pp | Availability last checked: 21/2/2017
AUD 146.95, AUD 171.93 (inc. GST) , AUD 156.30 (ex. GST) ,
Can we improve the health and welfare of livestock while increasing production? Can we maintain animal biodiversity in the face of increasing demands for resources and expanding agriculture? Can we use animal behaviour to reduce the carbon footprint of livestock production? Applied ethology is a young,...

Newest & Forthcoming Releases

Insects as food and feed : from production to consumption

van Huis, Arnold.
(2017)  | 9789086862962 | Wageningen Academic Publishers | pbk. | book | 240pp | Availability last checked: 21/2/2017
AUD 135.95, AUD 159.06 (inc. GST) , AUD 144.60 (ex. GST) ,
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Alternative protein sources are urgently required as the available land area is not sufficient to satisfy the growing demand for meat. Insects have a high potential of becoming a new sector in the food and feed industry, mainly because of the many environmental benefits when compared to meat production....

Sensory and aroma marketing

Carbonell-Barrachina, Angel A. Sendra-Nadal, Esther.
(2017)  | 9789086862986 | Wageningen Academic Publishers | pbk. | book | 120pp | Availability last checked: 1/6/2017
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This book explains how sensory and aroma marketing is used by food companies to improve the sales of their products at different locations. It starts with an introductory section about the current relevance of this field, and the foundation of how senses can affect consumers’ behaviours. Then, it moves...

Neuromarketing in food retailing

Ber?ík, Jakub. Horská, Elena.
(2017)  | 9789086863006 | Wageningen Academic Publishers | pbk. | book | 150pp | Availability last checked: 30/5/2017
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‘Neuromarketing in food retailing’ provides the reader with fundamental theoretical and practical neuromarketing issues applied in food retailing. It covers essential terminology, interdisciplinary relations of neuromarketing and neuropsychology, ethical issues, neuromarketing research methods and applications...

Augmented reality for food marketers and consumers

Loijens, Leanne W.S.
(2017)  | 9789086862993 | Wageningen Academic Publishers | pbk. | book | 90pp | Availability last checked: 30/5/2017
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‘Augmented reality for food marketers and consumers’ starts with an explanation of what augmented reality is and how it works. It lists the technical requirements and gives an overview of popular applications. One of the chapters focusses on augmented reality in retailing and its use in restaurants,...

It’s a jungle out there - the strange animals of economic organization in agri-food value chains

Dries, Liesbeth K.E. Karantininis, Konstantinos. Marie Codron, Jean. Martino, Gaetano. Pascucci, Stefano.
(2017)  | 9789086863013 | Wageningen Academic Publishers | pbk. | book | 400pp | Availability last checked: 17/5/2017
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This book aims to explore the variety in organizational forms that exists in the European agri-food sector, and to identify an appropriate theoretical framework that includes a set of conceptual instruments to analyse this variety. Moreover, this framework should be helpful in the exploration of the...

INRA feeding system for ruminants

Delaby, Luc. Nozière, Pierre. Sauvant, Daniel.
(2017)  | 9789086862924 | Wageningen Academic Publishers | pbk. | book | 300pp | Availability last checked: 2/4/2017
AUD 132.95, AUD 155.56 (inc. GST) , AUD 141.41 (ex. GST) ,
The INRA feeding system for ruminants has been renewed to better address emerging challenges for animal nutrition: prevision of productive responses, product quality, animal health and emissions to the environment, in a larger extent of breeding contexts. The new system is built from meta-analyses of...

Towards a new regulatory framework for GM crops in the European Union: Scientific, ethical, social and legal issues and the challenges ahead

Escajedo San-Epifanio, Leire.
(2017)  | 9789086863020 | Wageningen Academic Publishers | pbk. | book | 200pp | Availability last checked: 15/3/2017
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Aware of the significant potential of nascent biotechnologies, the European Economic Community (the predecessor to the European Union) was one of the first regions in the world to develop a regulatory framework for them. Back in the 1980s, the objective of Community member countries was to strengthen...

Genomic management of animal genetic diversity

Oldenbroek, J.K.
(2017)  | 9789086862979 | Wageningen Academic Publishers | pbk. | book | 200pp | Availability last checked: 1/3/2017
AUD 101.95, AUD 119.29 (inc. GST) , AUD 108.44 (ex. GST) ,
Recently developed genomic tools, like SNP-genotyping and whole genome sequencing, and their analysis, offer great opportunities for the conservation and utilisation of animal genetic diversity, both among and within breeds. These genomic tools can be used to detect potentially valuable rare alleles...

Microbiota in health and disease : from pregnancy to childhood

Browne, Pamela. Cabana, Michael. Claassen, Eric.
(2017)  | 9789086862948 | Wageningen Academic Publishers | hbk. | book | 200pp | Availability last checked: 15/3/2017
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This book offers a state-of-the-art overview of the vital relationship between human microbiota and infant and child health. Renowned clinical-experimental experts in this field discuss the development of microbiota during early life and review the environmental inputs that affect the developing infant’s...

Game meat hygiene: Food safety and security

Bauer, A. Paulsen, P. Smulders, F.J.M.
(2017)  | 9789086862955 | Wageningen Academic Publishers | hbk. | book | 300pp | Availability last checked: 21/2/2017
AUD 177.95, AUD 205.45 (inc. GST) , AUD 186.77 (ex. GST) ,
Increased consumers´ demand for game meat is driven by various motivations. In order to fulfil this demand for safe, wholesome and nutritious meat, management of wild game and establishment of adequate supply chains are required. Identification and assessment of hazards of biological and non-biological...

 

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