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Meat in a sustainable food system

  • 2018
  • Issue: 5
  • Volume: 48
V. Muchenje, F.E. Mukumbo & Y.Z. Njisane Page: 818 - 828

Meat has been an important component of the human diet for centuries as a rich source of essential nutrients required for development, growth and maintenance. In addition to its nutritional value, meat production and processing provide employment and income generation…

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Environmental-genotype responses in livestock to global warming: A southern African perspective (Invited paper)

  • 2010
  • Issue: 5
  • Volume: 40
M.M. Scholtz, D. Furstenburg, A. Maiwashe, M.L. Makgahlela, H.E. Theron and J. van der Westhuizen Page: 408 - 413

Global warming will change Southern Africa’s environments from grass dominated vegetation to dry woodland and desert with a vegetation of C4 dominated grasses, whereas the grazing capacity is expected to decline by more than 30%. Animals will also be more…

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