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- Nottingham University Press 2009; US$ 40.00
Through several case studies presented by commercial pig farmers, this well-documented record demonstrates the theory and practice of managing the pig environment and confronts the expensive consequences of getting it wrong. Solutions are provided, such as the systematic monitoring of the pig environment, which can expose shortcomings and suggest... more...
- Nottingham University Press 2009; US$ 52.95
Fully revised and updated, this study is a significant contribution to the understanding of animal nutrition, health, and productivity. Covering an array of modern topics—from the biology of the gastrointestinal tract and the analysis of microbial populations to understanding bio-feed ingredients and the use of enzymes, oliosaccarides, probiotics,... more...
- Nottingham University Press 2010; US$ 32.00
Thorough and unique, this record focuses on developing strategies for the prevention of noninfectious diseases. Discussing a number of ailments—including, coronary heart disease, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, asthma, and varicose veins—this meticulous account utilizes chaos theory and complexity theory to... more...
- Nottingham University Press 2011; US$ 32.00
Written in an informal manner, this account tells the incredible story of the birth of an entirely new field of science called Astrobiology—a field that is now investigating whether life might exist on other worlds. From the discovery that other stars in our galaxy are circled by planets to the detection of single-cell organisms found living on Earth... more...
- Nottingham University Press 2010; US$ 40.95
A comprehensive review of all aspects of commercial production systems, this book provides an up-to-date look at all aspects of broiler breeder production and management, starting with specialized genetic programs as developed by the primary breeders and ending with two chapters on very practical, hands-on aspects of breeder management, including... more...
- Nottingham University Press 2009; US$ 28.95
Blending simple physics with anecdotes from the world of rugby, this informative reference demonstrates how to improve rugby techniques. Tackling, passing, running, and kicking are analyzed from a scientific perspective, incorporating Newton?s Laws, and then discussed in the wider context of the game. This valuable guide will not only instruct but... more...
- Nottingham University Press 2010; US$ 82.00
Discussing the worldwide traditions and innovations associated with the production of distilled spirits, this comprehensive reference emphasizes the importance of continuing to have a supply of high-quality raw materials as modern agricultural practices change. The source material for this study originated in the 2008 Worldwide Distilled Spirits... more...
- Nottingham University Press 2005; US$ 107.99
Featuring international authorities that presented at KER conferences, this comprehensive collection of research and review papers discusses such topics as refined nutritional requirements for horses, effective ways to deliver nutrients for horses in all athletic endeavors, achieving optimal growth in young horses, and ensuring nutrient requirements... more...
- Nottingham University Press 2010; US$ 241.99
A comprehensive source of information on all aspects of shrimp production, this reference covers not only the global status of shrimp farming, but also examines shrimp anatomy and physiology. From nutrition to health management and harvesting issues to biosecurity, this well-researched volume evaluates existing knowledge, proposes new concepts, and... more...
- Nottingham University Press 2011; US$ 25.00
Demonstrating that the state of civil liberties and human rights in the United Kingdom are quite perilous, this case study looks at the role of rights vis-à-vis social change and culture. Empirically examining the Human Rights Act (HRA), with asylum serving as the main case study, the book focuses on law in action, based on extensive fieldwork and... more...