Contents

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Foreword iii
1 Managing natural resources for sustainable livestock-based agriculture 1
2 Identifying priority areas for research on tropical feed resources 21
3 Nutrition of non-ruminants 35
4 Feed resources for non-ruminants 51
5 Nutrition of ruminants 83
6 Feed resources for ruminants 109
7 Technologies for improving the use of renewable natural resources 135
8 Design and analysis of experiments  155
9 Biological and chemical analytical methods 181
10 Animal feeding trials  241
11 On-farm research: a discussion of some practical examples and procedures 253
12 Guidelines for the evaluation of feed resources 265
13 Presentation of research results  277
References  283