Livestock Research for Rural Development, Volume 13, Number 5, October 2001

ISSN 0121-3784



  1. A livestock development approach that contributes to poverty alleviation and widespread improvement of nutrition among the poor. Frands Dolberg

  2. Storage of carbon by Gliricidia sepium in agroforestry systems in Venezuela.; Karla Arias Sánchez, Carlos Ruiz-Silvera, Manuel Milla, Héctor Fabio Messa and Aquiles Escobar (En español)

  3. Utilisation of whole cassava plant in the diets of growing pigs in the tropics; E O Akinfala and O O Tewe

  4. Effect of phosphorus supplementation on postpartum performance of Pelibuey ewes under tropical conditions; Eduardo J Cabrera Torres, Arturo F Castellanos Ruelas, Rubén  Montes Perez y Roger Delgado De León (En español)

  5. Nutritive evaluation of tropical tree leaves for pigs. Flemingia (Flemingia macrophylla); Pok Samkol and J Ly

  6. Gastrointestinal parasites in sows kept in two production systems (indoor and outdoor) in the Mexican tropics; L Rodríguez Vivas, A Ortega Pacheco , C Y Machain Williams and R Santos Ricalde (En español)

  7. Effects of treatment of rice straw with lime and/or urea on responses of growing cattle; Nguyen Xuan Trach, Magne Mo and Cu Xuan Dan

  8. Nutritional evaluation of tropical leaves for pigs: Pepsin/pancreatin digestibility of thirteen plant species; 
    J Ly, Pok Samkol and T R Preston

  9. Estimates of breed and heterosis effects for some reproductive traits of Brown Swiss and Zebu-related breeds in southeastern Mexico; J  G Magaña and J C Segura-Correa

  10. Contrasts in grazing management and diet between goat herds owned by two ethnic groups in Rajasthan, India; C D Wood, V C Badve, D N Shindey and C Conroy


  1. Reproductive performance of Tswana and Simmental x Tswana crosses in smallholder farms in Botswana:  O R Madibela, W S Boitumelo and B Kiflewahid