A review of nutritional and toxicological implications of castor bean (Ricinus communisL.) meal in animal feeding systems

T. O. Akande, A. A. Odunsi, E. O. Akinfala
  • Journal of Animal Physiology and Animal Nutrition, July 2015, Wiley
  • DOI: 10.1111/jpn.12360

castor seed meal in animal feed

What is it about?

It is about the potential and risk associated with castor seed as feed ingredient and how safe product for animal feed can be prepared from castor seed

Why is it important?

It review relevant and recent articles on castor seed. It provides information on both nutrient and toxic composition of castor seed. It identifies and evaluate various detoxification strategies and proposed new research directions


Dr Taiwo Oladoye Akande
Obafemi Awolowo University Ile-Ife

A single article needed to undertake a research on use of castor seed in animal feed.

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