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on March 13, 2019

Structure, dose affect efficacy of plant extracts in animals

Study looks at how plants can be used to replace antibiotic growth promoters in animal feed for ruminants

A joint approach between biology and chemistry is required to investigate the effects of plant extracts as potential replacements for antibiotics as growth promoters in animal feeds.

That is the main conclusion reached by researchers in the United Kingdom who have been examining the effects of an extract from the…

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