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rumen fermentation
Subject Category
L Animal Science and Animal Products
S Biological Sciences
Definition
Ruminal fermentation is a process resulting from the set of microbial activities (metabolism) that transform dietary constituents into products considered useful to animals, such as volatile fatty acids, or useless as methane gas (CH4) which represents a consequent energy loss, resulting in lower animal performance, besides being considered as one of those responsible for the greenhouse effect.
Definition Source
Costa, R, et. al. Advances in Animal Biosciences, v. 9, n. 3 esp., 2018.
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http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/33540.rdf
Persistent URI:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/33540
Used For
bovine enteric fermentation
rumen digestion
rumen function
rumen metabolism
ruminal digestion
ruminal fermentation
ruminal function
ruminal metabolism
Broader Term
digestion
Spanish
fermentación ruminal
Term Number
33540