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Introduction to system dynamics for animal production

Grant number: 14/09554-1
Support type:Research Grants - Visiting Researcher Grant - International
Duration: May 15, 2015 - August 14, 2015
Field of knowledge:Agronomical Sciences - Animal Husbandry
Principal Investigator:Flávio Augusto Portela Santos
Grantee:Flávio Augusto Portela Santos
Visiting researcher: Luis Orlindo Tedeschi
Visiting researcher institution: Texas A&M University, United States
Home Institution: Escola Superior de Agricultura Luiz de Queiroz (ESALQ). Universidade de São Paulo (USP). Piracicaba , SP, Brazil


The Visiting Professor will work on a project approved by FAPESP which involves the study of energy supplementation of beef and dairy cattle grazing tropical pasture on metabolic parameters, ingestive behavior, ruminal fermentation, animal performance, milk composition, consumption, etc. In addition, the Visiting Researcher will teach a workshop on LRNS (Large Ruminant Nutrition System) and a course on modeling applied to ruminant nutrition titled "Introduction to System Dynamics for Animal Production". (AU)

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