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ISNH 2018

Abstract submission

Paper submission is closed

To prepare your summary, please refer to the guidelines to authors here and download the summary template here that you MUST use.
To submit an abstract, please register and login on Oxford Abstracts here. All accepted presentations will be published Online in Advances in Animal Biosciences (ABS journal).

Please find below the list of sessions and a non-limitative list of topics within each session to help you in choosing the most appropriate session when submitting your abstract :

♦ The potential of sustainable intensification and agro-ecology to design herbivore farming systems
  • The potential of sustainable intensification and agro-ecology to design herbivore farming systems
♦ Herbivore nutrition in a globalized world
  • Contribution of herbivores to food security
  • Local vs imported resources
  • Feed/food competition
♦ Microbial ecosystems and herbivore nutrition
  • Microbial digestion
  • Contribution of meta-omics
  • Interactions between host and microbiota
Precision herbivore nutrition
  • Emerging monitoring tools for indoor and grazing feeding
  • Early detection of nutritional and health disorders
  • High tech nutrition for large scale farms
Feed resources and sustainable diets
  • Grass-based nutrition for production and ecosystem services
  • Alternative and novel resources (including by-products, trees, aquatic plants, insects…)
  • Multicriteria evaluation of feed resources and diets
Feed conversion efficiency towards productivity and reduction of emissions and excreta
  • Biological determinants of feed efficiency
  • Indicators/biomarkers, non-invasive assessment methods
  • Trade-off between production and environmental impacts (GHG emissions, N losses)
Nutritional management of health and welfare
  • Prevention of nutritional diseases
  • Functional feedstuffs
  • Nutritional comfort and animal welfare
Nutrition to improve milk and meat quality
  • Product quality: nutritional, sensory and technological properties
  • Indicators/biomarkers, non-invasive assessment methods
  • Nutrigenomics
Wild herbivores
  • Role of wild herbivores in ecosystems
  • How to manage co-existence of domestic and wild herbivore
Adaptation of herbivores to climate change and diverse environments
  • Adaptation of animals to heat stress
  • Herbivore nutrition in a context of climate change
Innovation in herbivore nutrition: how to convert scientific knowledge into new farming practices?
  • Feeding systems and nutritional recommendations