Vol.15, No. 1,January2016
Effects of garlic (Allium sativum L) extract on growth, feed utilization and carcass composition in Mugil cephalus (Linnaeus, 1758) larvae
Description:Chabahar Maritime University, Faculty of Fisheries. * Corresponding author's email: paria.akbary@gmail.com
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Various extracts from herbs and spices are reported to improve animal performance by stimulating action on gut secretions or by having a direct bactericidal effect on gut micro flora. Furthermore the active principles of the herb in the diets induce the secretion of the digestive enzymes and the growth promoter in herbs induces high protein synthesis (Khalil et al., 2001;Citarasu, 2010). Garlic is an important medicinal herb extensively cultivated in many countries and has played an important dietary function as well as medicinal role for centuries. Several studies have demonstrated the positive effect of garlic inclusion in fish feed on the growth performance of various species.
Author:AkbaryP.*; Negahdari Jafarbeigi Y.; Sondakzehi A.
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