Key learning points:
• A greater understanding of the action of different types and doses of phytase on phytate at different stages of digestion, specifically at low PH
• How the right phytase choices can positively impact interactions of phytate with calcium, protein, starch and sodium.
• He will also address the issue of whether or not to introduce sodium matrix values
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Dr. Peter Plumstead
Associate Professor, Monogastric Nutrition, University of Pretoria, South Africa
Dr. Peter Plumstead, Associate Professor, Monogastric Nutrition at the University of Pretoria, holds an M.Sc. and PhD in Nutrition and Poultry Science from North Carolina State University, USA where his primary research focused on amino acid and phosphorus nutrition of broilers and broiler breeders.
Prior to joining academia, Peter was engaged at Danisco Animal Nutrition (part of DuPont), where he was responsible for application research and development of enzyme products for pigs and poultry. In addition to his work with enzymes, Peter also has several years of commercial experience in the feed industry, having worked as a Senior Nutritionist within the Meadow Feeds Group in South Africa.