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January 6, 2015

Taiwan

Research—Feeds—Soymeal and Bacterial Fermentation

 

From Abstract: This study aimed to improve the nutritional value of soybean meal by fermenting it with Bacillus subtilis.  The fermentation process increased soybean meal’s protein content by 19%, making it a good substitute for fishmeal.  In shrimp diets, the maximal replacement level of fishmeal with the fermented product was 61.67%.

 

Source: Aquaculture Research.  Increase in the Plant Protein Ratio in the Diet of White Shrimp, Litopenaeus Vannamei (Boone), Using Bacillus Subtilis E20-Fermented Soybean Meal as a Replacement.  Ya-Li Shiu, Saou-Lien Wong, Wang-Chen Guei, Yu-Ching Shin and Chun-Hung Liu (email chliu@mail.npust.edu.tw, Department of Aquaculture, National Pingtung University of Science and Technology, Pingtung 91201, Taiwan, Republic of China).  Volume 46, Issue 2, Pages 382–394, February 2015.

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