NEWSLETTERS 
NEWSLETTERS 
NEWSLETTERS 
Co-Founders Rob Burleigh and Francis Dodds share their knowledge and insights into agricultural science, publishing and the latest news at Burleigh Dodds 
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Burleigh Dodds Livestock Round Up 
14 February 2020 

TOP STORY 

 
Feeding fermented feed to piglets during the weaning period is a revolutionary approach to ensuring that the piglet remains in good health at the post-weaning stage. 
 
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IN THE SPOTLIGHT: PIG FEED EFFICIENCY CHAPTERS 

Modelling nutrient requirements for pigs to optimise feed efficiency: Ludovic Brossard, Jean-Yves Dourmad, Florence Garcia-Launay and Jaap van Milgen, PEGASE, INRA – Agrocampus Ouest, France 
Genetic factors affecting feed efficiency, feeding behaviour and related traits in pigs: Duy Ngoc Do, McGill University, Canada; and Haja N. Kadarmideen, Technical University of Denmark, Denmark 
Welfare of weaned piglets: Arlene Garcia and John J. McGlone, Texas Tech University, USAe 

FORTHCOMING TITLE 

 
Understanding the behaviour and improving the welfare of chickens, edited by Professor Christine Nicol, Royal Veterinary College, University of London, UK is scheduled for publication later this year. 
 
This collection summarises the rich body of research on understanding the behaviour of chickens and using this knowledge to optimise welfare management of broilers and layers. 
 
Find out more about this title here 
 
 
 

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Burleigh Dodds Crops Round Up 
14 February 2020 

TOP STORY 

 
 
We are extremely delighted to announce the publication of two of our most eagerly awaited titles edited by Professor Amir Kassam from the University of Reading, UK: 
 
 
 
But don't take our word for it...From the foreword to each volume by the FAO Director-General: 
"This edifying book is a compendium of much of what we have learnt across the world about CA...It will serve as an immensenly valuable source of reference - and inspiration - for all those who are committed to putting the world's food systems on a truly sustainable footing. It is with great pleasure, therefore, that I commend this book to you." 
 
Qu Dongyu, Director General of the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) 

IN THE NEWS 

 
Statistics provided by FAOstat show that the tomato yield in The Netherlands is six times greater than that in Spain. 
 
China remains the world's largest producer of tomatoes, with India coming in at second. 
 
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IN THE SPOTLIGHT: CEREALS CHAPTER COLLECTION 

 
The collection includes 156 chapters that cover the following products: Barley, Maize, Rice, Sorghum and Wheat. 
 
To download the list of chapters in this collection, click here

FEATURED CHAPTERS IN THIS COLLECTION 

Diseases affecting wheat: wheat blast, J. L. N. Maciel, Embrapa Wheat, Brazil 
Ensuring the genetic diversity of sorghum, Hari Upadhyaya and Mani Vetriventhan, ICRISAT 
Non-invasive field phenotyping of cereal development, Andreas Hund, Lukas Kronenberg, Jonas Anderegg, ETH Zurich, Switzerland, Kang Yu, KU Leuven, Switzerland and Achim Walter, ETH Zurich, Switzerland. 

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Burleigh Dodds Livestock Round Up 
7 February 2020 

TOP STORY 

 
An agricultural start-up company - MoooFarm - is in the early stages of developing a platform that can assist dairy farmers globally in detecting early signs of mastitis in cows through image labelling. 
 
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IN THE SPOTLIGHT: MASTITIS CHAPTERS 

Mastitis, milk quality and yield: P. Moroni, Cornell University; F. Welcome, QMPS Cornell University; and M. F. Addis, Porto Conte Ricerche 
Aetiology, diagnosis and control of mastitis in dairy herds: P. Moroni, Cornell University; F. Welcome, QMPS Cornell University; and M. F. Addis, Porto Conte Ricerche 

FORTHCOMING TITLE 

 
 
Cattle are a major source of non-CO2 greenhouse gas emissions: methane (CH4), nitrous oxide (N2O) and ammonia (NH3). 
 
Scheduled for publication later this year, Reducing greenhouse gas emissions from livestock production, edited by Dr Richard Baines, Royal Agricultural University, UK addresses the range of research on the ways of reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from livestock production. 
 
Find out more about the book here 
 

IN THE NEWS 

Researchers from the Polish National Veterinary Research Institute have discovered an alternative, non-invasive method that can be used to measure the use of doxycycline on poultry farms. 
 
The researchers claim that through analysing feathers, a bird's potential exposure to antibiotics is made apparent as antimicrobials are known to accumulate in poultry feathers. 
 
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UPCOMING CONFERENCES 

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Burleigh Dodds Crops Round Up 
7 February 2020 

TOP STORY 

 
 
Integrated management of insect pests: Current and future developments reviews current developments in integrated pest management (IPM), focusing on insect pests and mites. 
 
Edited by two of the world's leading entomologists, this authoritative and comprehensive new book boasts over 1000 pages on the latest research knowledge. 
 
For more information on this exciting book, click here 
 

IN THE NEWS 

A survey completed by the IITA has identified the most vulnerable areas prone to Black Sigatoka banana disease in Uganda and Tanzania. 
 
The researchers responsible for the survey hope that the findings will propel the introduction of integrated disease management techniques, such as the use of resistant varieties. 
 
For more information on this survey and its findings, click here 

IN THE SPOTLIGHT: PESTS & DISEASES CHAPTER COLLECTION 

 
The Pests & diseases collection includes 209 chapters that review advances in understanding and managing insect pests, diseases, weeds and other biotic threats to crop cultivation, including ways of improving integrated pest management (IPM) and integrated disease management. 

FEATURED CHAPTERS IN THIS COLLECTION 

Advances in integrated pest management (IPM) in citrus cultivation: Prof. Lukasz Stelinski, University of Florida, USA 
Improving crop pest/disease modeling: Prof. J. M. Fernandes, et al., Universidade de Passo Fundo, Brazil 
Advances in pest and disease management in greenhouse cultivation: Prof. Gerben J. Messelink and Prof. H. Marjolein Kruidhof, Wageningen University and Research, The Netherlands 

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