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Seaweed and microalgae as alternative sources of protein
 
This collection summarises current developments in utilising seaweed and microalgae as alternative sources of protein. Chapters focus on identifying the different types of macroalgae and microalgae, cultivation and processing, as well as the practical application in human and livestock diets. 
Reducing greenhouse gas emissions from livestock production
 
This collection reviews measurement and modelling of methane emissions and current mitigation strategies, including improving breeding and health, manure management as well as the role of grassland and feed supplements. 
Improving dairy herd health
 
This volume reviews advances in on-farm herd health management to prevent and limit disease amongst dairy cattle. It surveys advances in disease epidemiology and monitoring, ways of optimising cattle immune function as well as enhancing health at different stages in the life cycle. 
Advances in measuring soil health
 
This volume begins with a review of advances in measuring soil biological activity. Parts 2 and 3 survey developments in measuring soil physical and chemical properties. The collection concludes by reviewing soil health indicators and decision support systems for improving soil management. 
Developing animal feed products
 
This volume reviews key research and the challenges faced in developing new livestock feed products that promote growth whilst also enhancing both product quality and safety. This collection also summarises recent key developments in the sector, including a better understanding of gut function and the need to replace antibiotics 
Improving the nutritional and nutraceutical properties of wheat and other cereals
This volume reviews the key research on the nutritional components of cereals, their interactions with the gut, the way processing can inhibit or optimise their benefits and what it means for developing the next generation of nutritionally-enhanced cereal products. 
Genome editing for precision crop breeding
 
Part 1 of this volume reviews advances in gene editing techniques such as insertion-based genome edits, base editing, guide RNAs and CRIST/Cas off targeting. Part 2 surveys applications of gene editing in key cereal and vegetable crops. 
Plant genetic resources: A review of current research and future needs
 
This collection surveys the wealth of research addressing the challenges facing agriculture, such as maintaining and benefitting from plant genetic diversity. It assesses ways of valuing and monitoring plant genetic diversity and discusses advances in in-situ and ex-situ strategies for conserving plant genetic diversity. 
Understanding the behaviour and improving the welfare of dairy cattle
 
This collection summarises and reviews the wealth of research relating specifically to dairy cattle, including understanding behaviour, monitoring welfare and improving current welfare practices. 
Understanding the behaviour and improving the welfare of pigs
 
This collection reviews the genetic and developmental factors that affect pig behaviour and assesses ways of optimising pig welfare at different stages of production, from breeding to slaughter. 

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LATEST NEWS 

Professor Karl Matthews
New Editor Joins Burleigh Dodds! 
 
We are delighted to announce the arrival of a new editor to the Burleigh Dodds team. 
 
Professor Karl R. Matthews has agreed to edit our forthcoming collection: 'Advances in ensuring the microbiological safety of fresh produce'. 
 
Find out more here 
 
New book explores ensuring safe development of new animal feed products 
 
The animal feed sector faces increasingly complex challenges, such as the need to improve feed digestibility/efficiency whilst also promoting growth and enhancing both product quality and safety. 
 
With animal health and welfare a priority for those involved in the livestock value chain - from farmers and producers, to retailers and consumers - it's essential that the development of new animal feed products undergo the correct assessments to be deemed as viable and safe for consumption by animals. 
 
Read the full Press Release about our new book here. 
NEW Review in Hatchery Practice 
 
‘This book gives a good overall review of the advances that have recently occurred in the fields of poultry genetics and genomics…one thing that really struck me about this book was the calibre of the editorial team and the international range and expertise of the contributing authors.  
 
With over 550 pages this book is well worth its place on the bookshelf of anyone who is interested in poultry breeding and genomics.’ (International Hatchery Practice) 
 
Read the full Review here
 
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