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Modelling calcium and phosphorus for poultry

Grant number: 19/26668-4
Support Opportunities:Research Grants - Visiting Researcher Grant - International
Duration: February 17, 2020 - February 23, 2020
Field of knowledge:Agronomical Sciences - Animal Husbandry - Animal Nutrition and Feeding
Principal Investigator:Nilva Kazue Sakomura
Grantee:Nilva Kazue Sakomura
Visiting researcher: Marie-Pierre Letourneau Montminy
Visiting researcher institution: Université Laval, Canada
Host Institution: Faculdade de Ciências Agrárias e Veterinárias (FCAV). Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP). Campus de Jaboticabal. Jaboticabal , SP, Brazil
Associated research grant:13/25761-4 - Modeling production and nutritional requirements of poultry and fish, AP.TEM


The objective of the researcher's visit will be to implement the modeling of Ca and P minerals to Broiler Growth Model (BGM) and Egg Production Model (EPM) software, which were produced during the thematic project FAPESP Process 2013 / 25761-4. The researcher Marie-Pierre has proven experience in modeling nutritional requirements, specifically modeling the minerals calcium (Ca) and phosphorus (P). Therefore, the researcher's visit will be essential to advance the Ca and P models, which is being developed by postdoctoral fellow Dr. Matheus Reis. The research plan attached to this proposal is linked to two research projects, one funded by CAPES that will provide a postdoctoral fellowship for the researcher Matheus Reis who will work together with the researcher to achieve the stated objective and a second research project funded by FAPESP. (AU)

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