SWEDISH UNIVERSITY OF AGRICULTURAL  SCIENCES (SLU)

 
PhD studies supported by MEKARN
 
Feeding and forage management systems for smallholder goat productionImproving feed intake of sugarcane and foliage in small ruminants: effect of processing and method of presentation of the feed
 
Vanthong Phengvichith
 
Livestock Research Centre, 
National Agriculture and Forestry Research Institute, Lao PDR.
 
Contents of the thesis
 
Completed experiments/published or submitted articles:
 
Vanthong Phengvichith and Ledin I  2004 Forage production from cassava (Manihot esculenta, Crantz) : Effects of variety and different sources of nitrogen fertiliser applied subsequently after each harvesting on forage and root yield and chemical composition. Manuscript in preparation.
 
Vanthong Phengvichith and Ledin I  2004  Effect of different levels of wilted cassava (Manihot esculenta, Crantz) on feed intake, digestibility and growth of goats fed a basal diet of Andropogon gayanus.  To be submitted to Journal: Animal Feed Science and Technology or Livestock Production Science
 
Vanthong Phengvichith, Sopha Xaypha and Ledin I  2004 Effect of different levels of cassava hay (Manihot esculenta, Crantz) and different energy supplements on feed intake, digestibility, growth and parasite egg count of goats fed a basal diet of Andropogon gayanus. 
 
Animal Feed Science and Technology or Livestock Production Science
 
Paper 4: Effect of level of feeding of cassava foliage hay on growth of two different genotypes of local goats and F1 (Local goats * Bacthao).
 
Authors: Phengvichith, V. and Ledin, I.
 
Journal: Eg. Asian-Australasian Journal of Animal Sciences or Livestock Production Science
 
Do Thi Thanh Van,  Ledin  I and Nguyen Thi Mui 2002  Feed intake and behavior of small ruminants fed whole sugar cane as a sole roughage with or without concentrate. Animal Feed Science and Technology 100:1-2,79-91.
 
Do Thi Thanh Van,  Ledin  I and Nguyen Thi Mui 2004 Effect of method of presentation of different foliages given separately or in mixtures on intake and behaviour of goats. Submitted to Animal Feed Science and Technology in early 2004.
 
The experiments for papers 3 and 4 will be conducted during 2004 at the Goat and Rabbit Research Center, Sontay, Hatay, Vietnam.

MeKarn PhD Graduation

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Le Van An, Hue University of Agriculture and Fores Sweet potato leaves for growing pigs: biomass yield, digestion and nutritive value
Nguyen Thi Kim Dong: Can Tho University Studies on the utilization of agro-industrial by-products as protein sources for ducks in the Mekong Delta of Vietnam
Do Viet Minh Effect of supplementation of scavenging chickens on feed and nutrient intake, digestibility and performance of local and improved breeds in Vietnam
Khieu Borin Cassava foliage for monogastric animals; forage yield, digestion, influence on gut development and nutritive value
Duong Nguyen Khang Cassava leaf as a protein source for cattle in Vietnam
Do Thi Thanh Van Some animal and feed factors affecting feed intake, behaviour and performance of small ruminants
Vanthong Phengvichith Feeding and forage management systems for smallholder goat productionImproving feed intake of sugarcane and foliage in small ruminants: effect of processing and method of presentation of the feed
Ninh Thi Len Evaluation of high fibre feeds for growing pigs in Vietnam
Nguyen Quang Thieu Evaluation of mycotoxin contamination in Vietnam
Tran Thi Thu Hong Dietary modulation of gut microflora to improve pig health and food safety
Seng Sokerya Effects of cassava foliage on nematode infestation in goats in Cambodia
Huang Huong Giang: Probiotics for Piglets: Effects of probiotics on growth rate, digestibility, health status and features of intestinal microflora of exotic piglets post-weaning under the conditions of Northern Vietnam
Nguyen Thi Thuy Evaluation of Catfish by-product as a protein source for pigs in the Mekong Delta of Vietnam
Chu Manh Thang: Beef production based on cassava products and legume foliage in Vietnam
Nguyen Duy Quynh Tram Evaluation of locally available feed resources for small-scale freshwater fish production in Central Vietnam
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