Cashew in Breeding: Research Synthesis

Paper Details

Review Paper 01/10/2011
Views (435) Download (36)
current_issue_feature_image
publication_file

Cashew in Breeding: Research Synthesis

Bouafou Kouamé Guy Marcel, Konan Brou André, Zannou-Tchoko Viviane, Kati-Coulibally Séraphin
Int. J. Agron. Agri. Res.1( 1), 1-8, October 2011.
Certificate: IJAAR 2011 [Generate Certificate]

Abstract

This review aims to show the research on the safe use of the cashew nut and its by-products in animal feed. They can replace corn and soy in animal diets. These investigations have involved chickens, rabbits, pigs, rats and cattle. Indeed, the cashew nuts and its by-products are rich in nutrients (carbohydrates, fats, minerals and proteins). They allow animals that eat them to make animal performances comparable to those obtained with corn and soybeans. The use of cashew nut and its by-products in livestock production is in addition to the nutritional, economic interest.

VIEWS 48

Agbede JO, Aletor VA. 2003. Evaluation of fishmeal replaced with protein concentrate from Glyricidia in diets for broiler-chicks: Effect on performance, muscle growth, hematology and serum metabolites. International Journal of Poultry Science 2, 242 – 252.

Aletor O, Agbede JO, Adeyeye SA, Aletor VA. 2007. Chemical and physio-chemical Characterization of the Flours and Oils from Whole and Rejected Cashew Nuts Cultivated in Southwest Nigeria. Pakistan Journal of Nutrition 6, 89-93.

Armah INA. 2011. The effect of starter-grower pigs fed diets containing varying levels of dried cashew (Anarcadium Occidentale L.) pulp. PhD thesis, Kwame Nkrumah University of science and technology of Kumasi, Ghana, 180.

Baph (Bureau of Animal Production and Health). 1996. Criteria for evaluation of silage quality. In: Trial execution Baph ed. Ministry of Agriculture. Beijing, China: Baph, 1-9.

Babajide TF. 1998. The effect of graded levels of cashew kernel meal on performance and carcass characteristics of broiler finishers. In B Tech Project ed. Ogbomoso, Nigeria: Departement of Animal Production and Health, Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, 1-10.

Edet EA. 2007. Chemical Evaluation of the Nutritional value of raw and roasted cashew nut. MSc thesis, University of Calabar, Nigeria, 120-130.

Edet EA, Ibok IU, Edward AC. 2010. Evaluation of protein quality of raw and roasted cashew nuts (Anacardium occidentale) using weanling albino rats. Nigerian Journal of Agriculture, Food and Environment. 6, 90-93.

Fanimo AO, Oduguwa OO, Alade AA, Ogunnaike TO, Adesehinwa AK. 2003. Growth performance, nutrient digestibility and carcass characteristic of growing rabbits fed cashew apple waste. Livestock Research for Rural Development 15, 1-8.

Fetuga BL, Babatunde GM, Oyenuga VA. 1974a. Composition and nutritive value of cashew nut to rats. Journal of Agriculture and Food Chemistry 22, 678-680.

Fetuga BL, Babatunde GM, Oyenuga VA. 1974b. The feeding stuff potential of cashew nut scraps kernel meal. In: Proceeding of Tropical Products ed. Institute on Animal Feeds of Tropical and subtropical origins. Ibadan, Nigeria, 72-75.

Kadirvel R, Mohan B, Natarajan A, Bhaskaran M. 1993. The value of cashew apple (Anacardium occidentale L.) meal in broiler rations. Tropical Agriculture 70, 294-296.

Kinh LV, Van Do V, Phuong DD. 1996. Chemical composition of cashew apple and cashew apple waste ensiled with poultry litter. Livestock Research for Rural Development 9, 1-9.

Odunsi AA. 2002. Effect of feeding reject cashew kernel meal on pre and early- laying performance of pullet. Archivos de Zootecnia 51, 423-429.

Ojewola GS, Okoye FC, Agbakuru  I. 2004. Replacement value of cashew nut meal for soybean meal in finishing broiler chickens. International Journal of Poultry Science 3, 513-516.

Olunloyo OA. 1996. Marketing outlets for cashew nuts. In: Proceeding of the National workshop on cashew production technology ed. Cocoa Research Institute. Ibadan, Nigeria: 50-55.

Omosulis V, Ibrahim TA, Oloye DA, Aladekoyi G, Ogundowole O. 2011. Functional properties of roasted and defatted cashew nut (anarcadium occidentale) flour. Electronic journal of Environmental Agricultural and food Chemistry 10, 2135-2138.

Okonkwo TJN, Okorie O, Okonta JM, Okonkwo CJ. 2010. Sub-chronic hepatotoxicity of Anacardium occidentale (Anacardiaceae) inner stem bark extract in rats. Indian Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences 72, 353-357.

Piva G, Santi E, Ekpeyong TE. 1971. Nutritive value of cashew nut extraction. Meal Journal of the Science and Food Agriculture 22, 22-23.

Sivagurunathan P, Muthukkaruppan SM. 2010. Characterization of cashew apple (Anarcadium occidentale L.) fruits collected from Ariyalur District. Journal of Biosciences Research 1, 101-107.

Sogunle OM, Fanimo AO, Abiola SS, Bamgbose AM. 2009. Performance of growing pullets fed cassava peel meal diet supplemented with cashew nut reject meal. Archivos de Zootecnia 58, 23-31.

Stamford TLM, Vieira R, Guerra NB, De Medeiros RB, Cavalcante ML. 1988. Protein enrichment of cashew wastes for animal feeds. Food and Nutrition Bulletin, 10, 86.

Usda, 2004. National Nutrient Data base for Standard Reference, Release 17, USA.