Publications

Book Chapter:

  • R. Jha, A. K. Singh, S. Yadav, J. F. D. Berrocoso, and B. Mishra (2019). Early nutrition programming (in ovo and post-hatch feeding) as a strategy to modulate gut health of poultry. In: S. W. Kim and R. Jha (Eds.), Nutritional Intervention for the Intestinal Health of Young Monogastric Animals. Frontiers in Veterinary Science, 6:82.[PDF]
  • B. Mishra and R. Jha (2019). Oxidative stress in the poultry gut: Potential challenges and interventions. In: S. W. Kim and R. Jha (Eds.), Nutritional Intervention for the Intestinal Health of Young Monogastric Animals. Frontiers in Veterinary Science, 6:60.[PDF]
  • R. Jha, J. M. Fouhse, U. P. Tiwari, L. Li, and B. P. Willing (2019). Dietary fiber and intestinal health of monogastric animals. In: S. W. Kim and R. Jha (Eds.), Nutritional Intervention for the Intestinal Health of Young Monogastric Animals. Frontiers in Veterinary Science, 6:48.[PDF]
  • P. J. Moughan, W. Miner-Williams, and R. Jha (2018). The digestion of protein- amino acid digestibility. In: P. J. Moughan and  W. H. Hendriks (Eds.), Feed evaluation science. Wageningen Academic publishers, The Netherlands, pp. 173-217.[PDF]

Thesis:

  • Fibre Fermentation in the Pig Intestine: Effect on Metabolite Production and Nitrogen Excretion (2010). Thesis for Ph.D. degree (Worked at Prairie Swine Centre / University of Saskatchewan, Canada).[PDF]
  • Effect of Diet Structure, Conformation and Acidification on the Performance and Gastrointestinal Tract Development of Broilers (2006). Major Thesis for M.Sc. degree (Worked at Wageningen University, The Netherlands).[PDF]
  • Comparison of Total Tract Digestibility of Selected Nutrients in Pigs and Humans Fed Similar Diets (2006). Minor thesis for M.Sc. degree (Worked at Riddet Centre, Massey University, New Zealand).[PDF]
  • Epidemiological Study of Animal Rabies in Nepal (1996). Thesis for B.V.Sc. & A.H. degree (Worked at Animal Health Directorate and Public Health Section, Nepal).

Papers in Peer-Reviewed Journals:

  • P. Adhikari, A, Kiess, R. Adhikari, and R. Jha (2019). An approach to alternative strategies to control avian coccidiosis and necrotic enteritis. Journal of Applied Poultry Research (accepted Nov 13, 2019).
  • J. L. Yanez, T. A. Woyengo, R. Jha, T. A. T. G. van Kempen, and R. T. Zijlstra (2019). Nutrient digestibility of soybean products in grower-finisher pigs. Journal of Animal Science, 97(11):4598-4607.[PDF]
  • B. J. Kerr, P. E. Urriola, R. Jha, J. Thomson, S. M. Curry, and G. C. Shurson (2019). Amino acid composition and digestible amino acid content in animal protein by-product meals fed to growing pigs. Journal of Animal Science, 97(11):4540-4547.[PDF]
  • A. K. Singh, U. P. Tiwari, J. D. Berrocoso, Y. Dersjant-Li, A. Awati, and R. Jha (2019). Effect of a combination of xylanase, amylase, and protease and probiotics on major nutrients including amino acids and non-starch polysaccharides utilization in broilers fed different level of fibers. Poultry Science, 98:5571-5581.[PDF]
  • S. Yadav, B. Mishra, and R. Jha (2019). Cassava (Manihot esculenta) root chips inclusion in the diets of broiler chickens: effects on growth performance, ileal histomorphology, and cecal volatile fatty acid production. Poultry Science, 98:4008-4015.[PDF]
  • J. Yang, R. Jha, W. L. Zhang and I. H. Kim (2019). Effects of chitooligosaccharide supplementation on egg production, egg quality and blood profiles in laying hens. Indian Journal of Animal Research, 53:1199-1204.[PDF]
  • U. P. Tiwari, A. K. Singh, and R. Jha (2019). Fermentation characteristics of resistant starch, arabinoxylan, and β-glucan and their effects on the gut microbial ecology of pigs: A review. Animal Nutrition, 5:217-226.[PDF]
  • S. J. Oak and R. Jha (2019). The effects of probiotics in lactose intolerance: A systematic review. Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition, 59(11):1675-1683.[PDF]
  • R. Jha and R. T. Zijlstra (2019). Physico-chemical properties of purifies starch affect their in vitro fermentation characteristics and are linked to in vivo characteristics in pigs. Animal Feed Science and Technology, 253:74-80.[PDF]
  • H. T. Nhan, T. X. Minh, L. H. Jung, T. T. Thanh Hien, and R. Jha (2019). Effects of natural dietary carotenoids on skin coloration of false Clownfish (Amphiprion ocellaris Cuvier, 1830). Aquaculture Nutrition, 25:662-668.[PDF]
  • S. Yadav and R. Jha (2019). Strategies to modulate the intestinal microbiota and their effects on nutrient utilization, performance, and health of poultry. Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology, 10:2.[PDF]
  • Y. Liu, R. Jha, and H. Stein (2018). Nutritional composition, gross energy concentration, and in vitro digestibility of dry matter in 46 sources of bakery meals. Journal of Animal Science, 96(11):4685-4692.[PDF]
  • N. Sah, D. L. Kuehu, V. S. Khadka, Y. Deng, K. Peplowska, R. Jha, and B. Mishra (2018). RNA sequencing-based analysis of the laying hens uterus revealed the novel genes and biological pathways involved in the eggshell biomineralization. Scientific Reports, 8:16853.[PDF]
  • U. P. Tiwari, H. Chen, S. W. Kim, and R. Jha (2018). Supplemental effect of xylanase and mannanase on nutrient digestibility and gut health of nursery pigs studied using both in vivo and in vitro model. Animal Feed Science Technology, 245:77-90.[PDF]
  • A. Mau, J. P. Bingham, F. Soller, and R. Jha (2018). Maturation, spawning and larval development of yellowfoot limpet (Cellana sandwicensis Pease, 1861) in aquaculture. Invertebrate Reproduction and Development, 62(4):239-247.[PDF]
  • A. Mau and R. Jha (2018). Aquaculture of two commercially important molluscs (Abalone and Limpet): Existing knowledge and future prospects. Reviews in Aquaculture, 10(3):611-625.[PDF]
  • A. M. Haygood and R. Jha (2018). Strategies to modulate the intestinal microbiota of Tilapia (Oreochromis sp.) in aquaculture: a review. Reviews in Aquaculture, 10(2):320-333.[PDF]
  • R. Jha and R. T. Zijlstra (2018). Physico-chemical properties of purifies fiber and their in vitro fermentation characteristics and are linked to in vivo characteristics in pigs. Canadian Journal of Animal Science, 98:394-398.[PDF]
  • K. J. McDermid, R. Jha, M. R. Rice, and G. H. Blazs (2018). Of turtles and trees: Nutritional analysis of tree heliotrope (Heliotropium foertherianum) leaves consumed by green turtles (Chelonia mydas) in Hawaii. Micronesica, 2:1-11.[PDF]
  • A. Mau and R. Jha (2018). Effect of dietary protein to energy ratio on growth performance of yellowfoot limpet (Cellana sandwicensis Pease, 1861). Aquaculture Reports, 10:17-22.[PDF]
  • J. D. Berrocoso, S. Yadav, and R. Jha (2017). Nitrogen-corrected apparent metabolizable energy value of macadamia nut cake for broiler chickens determined by difference and regression methods. Animal Feed Science Technology, 234:65-71.[PDF]
  • U. P. Tiwari and R. Jha (2017). Nutrients, amino acid, fatty acid and non-starch polysaccharide profile and in vitro digestibility of macadamia nut cake in swine. Animal Science Journal, 88(8):1093-1099.[PDF]
  • A. K. Singh, J. D. Berrocoso, Y. Dersjant-Li, A. Awati, and R. Jha (2017). Effect of a combination of xylanase, amylase, and protease on growth performance of broilers fed low and high fiber diets. Animal Feed Science and Technology, 232:16-20. [PDF]
  • B. J. Kerr, R. Jha, P. E. Urriola and G. C. Shurson (2017). Nutrient composition, digestible and metabolizable energy content, and prediction of energy for animal protein by-products in finishing pig diets. Journal of Animal Science, 95:2614–2626. [PDF]
  • J. D. Berrocoso, R. Kida, A. K. Singh, Y. S. Kim and R. Jha (2017). Effect of in ovo injection of raffinose on growth performance and gut health parameters of broiler chicken. Poultry Science, 96:1573–1580.[PDF]
  • U. P. Tiwari and R. Jha (2016). Nutrient profile and digestibility of tubers and agro-industrial coproducts determined using an in vitro model of swine. Animal Nutrition, 2:357-360.[PDF]
  • B. Turano, U. P. Tiwari, and R. Jha (2016). Growth and nutritional evaluation of napier grass hybrids as forage for ruminants. Tropical Grasslands, 4(3):168-178. [PDF]
  • K. C. Surendra, R. Olivier, J. K. Tomberlin, R. Jha, and S. K. Khanal (2016). Bioconversion of organic wastes into biodiesel and animal feed via insect farming. Renewable Energy, 98:197-202.[PDF]
  • T. A. Woyengo, R. Jha, E. Beltranena, and R. T. Zijlstra (2016). In vitro digestion and fermentation characteristics of canola co-products simulate their digestion in the pig intestine. ANIMAL, 10:911-918.[PDF]
  • R. Jha and J. F. D. Berrocoso (2016). Dietary fiber and protein fermentation in the intestine of swine and their interactive effects on gut health and on the environment: A review. Animal Feed Science and Technology, 212:18-26.[PDF]
  • R. Jha and J. D. Berrocoso (2015). Review: Dietary fiber utilization and its effects on physiological functions and gut health of swine. ANIMAL, 9:1441-1452.[PDF]
  • R. Jha, T. A. Woyengo, J. Li, M. R. Bedford, T. Vasanthan, and R. T. Zijlstra (2015). Enzymes enhance degradation of the fiber-starch-protein matrix of distillers dried grains with solubles as revealed by a porcine in vitro fermentation model and microscopy. Journal of Animal Science, 93:1039-1051.[PDF]
  • U. P. Tiwari, B. Turano, and R. Jha (2014). Nutritional characteristics and in vitro digestibility by near-infrared spectroscopy of local and hybrid napiergrass varieties grown in rain-fed and irrigated conditions. Animal Production Science, 54:1775-1778.[PDF]
  • T. A. Woyengo, R. Jha, E. Beltranena, A. Pharazyn, and R. T. Zijlstra (2014). Nutrient digestibility of lentil and regular- and low-oligosaccharide, micronized full-fat soybean fed to grower pigs. Journal of Animal Science, 92:229-237.[PDF]
  • R. Jha, J. K. Htoo, M. G. Young, E. Beltranena, and R. T. Zijlstra (2013). Effect of increasing co-product inclusion and reducing dietary protein on growth performance, carcass characteristics, and jowl fatty acid profile of grower-finisher pigs. Journal of Animal Science, 91(5):2178-2191.[PDF]
  • R. Jha, A. Owusu-Asiedu, P. H. Simmins, A. Pharazyn, and R. T. Zijlstra (2012). Degradation and fermentation characteristics of wheat co-products from flour milling in the pig intestine, studied in vitro. Journal of Animal Science, E-suppl. 90(4):173-175.[PDF]
  • R. T. Zijlstra, R. Jha, A. D. Woodward, J. Fouhse, and T. A. T. G. van Kempen (2012). Invited review: Starch and fiber properties affect their kinetics of digestion and thereby digestive physiology in pigs. Journal of Animal Science, E-suppl. 90(4):49-58.[PDF]
  • R. Jha and P. Leterme (2012). Feed ingredients differing in fermentable fibre and indigestible protein content affect fermentation metabolites and faecal nitrogen excretion in growing pigs. ANIMAL, 6:603-611.[PDF]
  • R. Jha, D. N. Overend, P. H. Simmins, D. Hickling, and R. T. Zijlstra (2011). Chemical characteristics, feed processing quality, voluntary feed intake, growth performance, and energy digestibility among wheat classes fed in pelleted diets fed to weaned pigs. Animal Feed Science and Technology, 170:78-90.[PDF]
  • R. Jha, J. Bindelle, A. Van Kessel, and P. Leterme (2011). In vitro fibre fermentation of feed ingredients with varying fermentable carbohydrate and protein levels and protein synthesis by colonic bacteria isolated from pigs. Animal Feed Science and Technology, 165:191-200.[PDF]
  • R. Jha, J. Bindelle, B. Rossnagel, A. Van Kessel, and P. Leterme (2011). In vitro evaluation of the fermentation characteristics of the carbohydrate fractions of hulless barley and other cereals in the gastrointestinal tract of pigs. Animal Feed Science and Technology, 163:185-193.[PDF]
  • R. Jha, J. Bindelle, B. Rossnagel, A. Van Kessel, and P. Leterme (2010). In vitro fermentation characteristics for pigs of hulless barleys differing in beta-glucan content. Livestock Science, 133:141-143.[PDF]
  • E. Avelar, R. Jha, E. Beltranena, M. Cervantes, A. Morales, and R. T. Zijlstra (2010). The effect of feeding wheat distillers dried grain with solubles on growth performance and nutrient digestibility in weaned pigs. Animal Feed Science and Technology, 160:73-77.[PDF]
  • R. Jha, B. Rossnagel, R. Pieper, A. Van Kessel, and P. Leterme (2010). Barley and oat cultivars with diverse carbohydrate composition alter ileal and total tract nutrient digestibility and fermentation metabolites in weaned piglets. ANIMAL, 4:724-731.[PDF]
  • R. Pieper, R. Jha, B. Rossnagel, A. Van Kessel, W. B. Souffrant, and P. Leterme (2008). Effect of barley and oat cultivars with different carbohydrate compositions on the intestinal bacterial communities in weaned piglets. FEMS Microbiology Ecology, 66:556-566.[PDF]

Papers in Peer-Reviewed Conference Proceedings:

  • R. Jha and U. P. Tiwari (2016). Rapid techniques in feed evaluation: Scope and limitations. Proceedings of New Zealand Poultry Industry Conference (Oct 4-5, 2016), Wellington, New Zealand, 13:84-102.[PDF]
  • Y. S. Kim, G. Fukumoto, M. Stevenson, M. Thorne, and R. Jha (2016). Carcass traits and tenderness of grass-fed beef from subtropical pastures in Hawaii. Proceedings of 17th AAAP Animal Science Congress (Aug 22-25, 2016), Fukuoka, Japan. pp. 1525-1529.[PDF]
  • U. P. Tiwari and R. Jha (2015). Nutrient profile and in vitro digestibility of fresh and ensiled cassava in swine. Proceeding of the 3rd International Seminar on Animal Industry (Sept 17-18, 2015), Bogor, Indonesia. pp. 252-253.[PDF]
  • R. T. Zijlstra and R. Jha (2012). Novel swine feeding programs to enhance competitiveness and pork differentiation: Feedstuffs and Carbohydrates. Advances in Pork Production, 23:227-232.[PDF]
  • R. T. Zijlstra, P. Regmi, L. Wang, and R. Jha (2011) In vitro techniques to describe energy digestibility and kinetics of carbohydrate degradation of feedstuffs in pigs. Computerized Journal of Pig Production, 18 (3):174-176.
  • R. T. Zijlstra, M. Swift, L. Wang, P. Regmi, J. H. Helm, and R. Jha (2010). Rapid methods for prediction of energy values of feedstuffs for pigs. Proceedings of Western Nutrition Conference (Sept 21-23, 2010), Saskatoon, SK, Canada. pp. 235-242.
  • R. Jha, B. Pakhrin, and R. P. Thakur (1997). Reproductive problems in pigs in the eastern hills of Nepal. Proceedings of 2nd National Workshop on Livestock and Fisheries Research (Sept 24-25, 1997), Lalitpur, Nepal. pp. 11-17.
  • I. P. Dhakal, R. Jha, and H. B. Basnet (1996). Common diseases of livestock at Pathivara VDC of Sankhuwasava. Bulletin of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry Nepal, 24:95-99.

Extension Papers:

  • L. Stevens, M.W. DuPonte, and R. Jha (2019). Nutritional value of agricultural by-products of the Hawaiian Islands to be used as animal feeds. UH-CTAHR Cooperative Extension Service, LM-34:1-9.[PDF]
  • M.W. DuPonte, K. Cowell and R. Jha (2016). Banana silage: An alternative feed for swine. UH-CTAHR Cooperative Extension Service, LM-31:1-8.[PDF]
  • Y. S. Kim, G. Fukumoto, M. Stevenson, M. Thorne, and R. Jha (2015). Carcass traits and tenderness of Hawaii grass-fed beef. UH-CTAHR Cooperative Extension Service, LM-29:1-7.[PDF]
  • T. A. Woyengo, R. Jha, E. Beltranena, A. Pharazyn and R. T. Zijlstra (2013). Nutritive value of lentil, and regular and low-oligosaccharides full-fat soybean fed to grower pigs. Wester Hog Journal, 34 (5):58-61.
  • R. Jha, P. Regmi, L. Wang, A. Pharazyn and R. T. Zijlstra (2012). Nutrient profile and energy digestibility of wheat co-products from flour milling in growing pigs. Western Hog Journal, 34 (2):46-48.
  • R. Jha, J. K. Htoo, M. G. Young, E. Beltranena, and R. T. Zijlstra (2012). The effects of increasing feed inclusions of co-products and reducing dietary crude protein on pork omega-3 fatty acid and feed cost. Western Hog Journal, 33 (3):46-49.
  • R. Jha, J. K. Htoo, M. G. Young, E. Beltranena, and R. T. Zijlstra (2011). Dietary co-products may enhance pork omega-3 fatty acid and reduce feed costs without affecting carcass quality and growth. Western Hog Journal, 32 (5):56-58.
  • R. Jha and R. T. Zijlstra (2010). Performance of weaned pig is equal among wheat classes. Western Hog Journal, 32 (3):48-50.
  • R. Jha, E. Avelar, E. Beltranena, M. Cervantes, A. Morales, and R. T. Zijlstra (2010). Feeding wheat distillers dried grain with solubles to weaned pigs. Western Hog Journal, 31 (5):38-39.
  • R. Jha, L. Johnston, J. Bindelle, A. Van Kessel, and P. Leterme (2009). In vitro fibre fermentation characteristics of specialty ingredients with varying non-starch polysaccharides levels. Annual Research Report. Prairie Swine Centre, Saskatoon, SK, Canada. pp. 44-46.
  • R. Jha, L. Johnston, and P. Leterme (2009). The effect of different feed ingredients on fermentation metabolites and nitrogen excretion in pigs. Annual Research Report. Prairie Swine Centre, Saskatoon, SK, Canada. pp. 47-48.
  • R. Jha, B. Rossnagel, P. Kish, R. Pieper, A. Van Kessel, and P. Leterme (2007). Hulless barleys as health-promoters for the pig gastrointestinal tract. Annual Research Report. Prairie Swine Centre, Saskatoon, SK, Canada. pp. 29-30.

Abstracts:

  • K. Caliboso, J. Nanquil, S. Yadav, H. Kae, K Neupane, B. Mishra, and R. Jha (2019). Cecal microbiota profile of Hawaiian feral chickens and pasture-raised broiler chickens. Poultry Science, 98(E-suupl. 1):178 (abstract # 454P).
  • A. K. Singh, U.P. Tiwari, B. Mishra, and R. Jha (2019). Comparative effects of in ovo injection of oligosaccharides (xylotriose, xylotetraose, mannotriose, and mannotetraose) on growth performance and gut health parameters of broilers. Poultry Science, 98(E-suupl. 1):181 (abstract # 462P).
  • A. K. Singh, B. Mishra, and R. Jha (2019). Effects of early feeding with resistant starch during post-hatch on growth performance and gut health parameters of broilers. Poultry Science, 98 (E-suupl. 1):181 (abstract # 463P).
  • B. Mishra, N. Sah, D. L. Kuehu, S. Wasti, and R. Jha (2019). Transcriptional regulation of albumen biosynthesis and eggshell biomineralization in the oviduct of laying hens. Poultry Science, 98 (Suppl. 1):92 (abstract # 238).
  • S. Wasti, D. L. Kuehu, N. Sah, A. K. Singh, R. Jha, and B. Mishra (2019). Dietary supplementation of dried plum: A novel strategy to mitigate heat stress in poultry. Poultry Science, 98 (Suppl. 1):248 (abstract # 663P).
  • N. Sah, D. L. Kuehu, S. Wasti, R. Jha, and B. Mishra (2019). New transcriptomic insights into processes associated with formation of egg-white in the magnum of laying hens. Poultry Science, 98 (Suppl. 1):263-264 (abstract # 713P).
  • L. Li, A. K. Singh, B. Mishra, and R. Jha (2018). Effect of in ovo injection of probiotic, prebiotic and synbiotic on growth performance and gut health parameters of broiler chickens. Poultry Science, 97 (Suppl. 1):161 (abstract # 390P).
  • S. Yadav, Y. Li, Y. S. Kim, C. N. Lee, and R. Jha (2018). Effect of feeding lactic acid bacteria isolated from taro (Colocasia esculenta) skins on growth performance, gut microbiota and muscle growth of broiler chickens. Poultry Science, 97 (Suppl. 1):161 (abstract # 389P).
  • N. Sah, D. L. Kuehu, V. S. Khadka, R. Jha, and B. Mishra (2018). Transcriptomic analysis of the shell gland in layers identifies novel genes in eggshell biomineralization. Poultry Science, 97 (Suppl. 1):220 (abstract # 550P).
  • U. P. Tiwari, and R. Jha (2018). Fermentation characteristics of xylo- and manno-oligosaccharides and soluble and insoluble arabinoxylan studied using an in vitro model of swine. Journal of Animal Science, 96 (Suppl. 3):309 (abstract # 474547).
  • U. P. Tiwari, B. Kerr, and R. Jha (2018). Nutrient and amino acids digestibility of animal protein byproduct in swine, determined using an in vitro model. Journal of Animal Science, 97 (Suppl.3):312 (abstract # 468383).
  • B. A. Castle, J. Odani, R. Jha, N. Ogasawara, and H. M. Zaleski (2018). Survey of disease management and biosecurity practices of Hawaii swine farmers. Journal of Animal Science, 97 (Suppl. 3):53-54 (abstract # 473800).
  • A. MacDonald, and R. Jha (2018). Evaluation of cassava chips as an alternative feed ingredient in hybrid tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus × Oreochromis mossambicus) aquaculture from gut health perspective. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Fish Nutrition and Feeding conference (June 3-7, 2018), Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain.
  • A. K. Singh, R. Kida, M. Bedford, and R. Jha (2017). Effect of xylanase on growth performance and cecal short-chain fatty acid production in broilers fed different levels of fiber. Poultry Science, 96 (E-suupl. 1):160 (abstract # 435P).
  • S. Yadav, and R. Jha (2017). Cassava chips as an alternative feedstuff for broiler chickens: effect on growth performance and ileal morphology. Poultry Science, 96 (E-suupl. 1):180 (abstract # 492P).
  • S. Yadav, K. Neupane, and R. Jha (2017). Macadamia nut cake as an alternative feedstuff for broiler chickens: effect on growth performance and gut microbiota profile. Poultry Science, 96 (E-suupl. 1):186 (abstract # 509P).
  • U. P. Tiwari, and R. Jha (2017). Supplementation of xylanase and mannanase influences in vitro fermentation characteristics of distiller's dried grain with solubles in the large intestine of swine. Journal of Animal Science, 95 (Suppl. 4):196 (abstract # 398).
  • J. D. Berrocoso, A. K. Singh, and R. Jha (2016). Effect of macadamia nut cake inclusion on growth performance of pasture raised broiler chickens. Proceedings of the World's Poultry Congress (Sept 5-9, 2016), Beijing, China. pp. 179 (abstract # S1-0411).
  • S. Yadav, J. D. Berrocoso, and R. Jha (2016). Nitrogen-corrected apparent metabolizable energy value of macadamia nut cake for broiler chickens. Poultry Science, 95 (E-suupl. 1):131 (abstract # 384P).
  • A. K. Singh, J. D. Berrocoso, R. Kida, Y. S. kim, and R. Jha (2016). In ovo inoculation of raffinose improves hatchability, vitalizes gut mucosa and enhances immune response in broiler chickens. Poultry Science, 95 (E-suupl. 1):4 (abstract # 11).
  • U. P. Tiwari, and R. Jha (2016). Nutrient profile and in vitro digestibility of cassava silages in swine. Journal of Animal Science, 94 (Suppl. 5):467 (abstract # 992).
  • U. P. Tiwari, H. Chen, S. W. Kim, and R. Jha (2016). Effect of supplemental enzyme on growth performance, digesta viscosity, apparent total tract digestibility of nutrients in nursery pigs. Journal of Animal Science, 94 (Suppl. 5):441 (abstract # 933).
  • U. P. Tiwari, M. Mattus, K. Neupane, and R. Jha (2016). In vitro fermentation characteristics of agricultural products and coproducts and its effect on the large intestinal microbiota of swine. Journal of Animal Science, 94 (Suppl. 5):211 (abstract # 450).
  • C. Liu, A. K. Singh, M. Stewart, J. H. Uyehara-Lock and R. Jha (2016). Effects of dietary fibers on obesity related physiological parameters in C57BL/6 mice. Journal of Animal Science, 94 (Suppl. 5):209 (abstract # 444).
  • B. S. McNeill, J. Odani, R. Jha , and H. M. Zaleski (2016). Prevalence of Brucella suis in hunting dogs in Hawai`i. Journal of Animal Science, 94 (Suppl. 5):79 (abstract # 168).
  • A. M. Haygood and R. Jha (2016). Evaluation of moringa leaves as a prebiotic in tilapia aquaculture from a production and health perspective. Proceedings of The International Symposium on Fish Nutrition and Feeding (June 5-10, 2016), Sun Valley, ID, USA.
  • U. P. Tiwari and R. Jha (2015). Nutrient profile and in vitro digestibility of fresh and ensiled cassava in swine. Proceeding of the 3rd International Seminar on Animal Industry (Sept 17-18, 2015), Bogor, Indonesia. pp. 44.
  • A. K. Singh, J. D. Berrocoso, Y. Dersjant-Li, A. Awati, and R. Jha (2015). Effect of supplemental multi-enzymes and direct fed microbial on nutrients digestibility in broilers fed low and high fiber diets. Poultry Science, 94 (E-suupl. 1):9 (abstract # 22).
  • A. K. Singh, J. D. Berrocoso, U. P. Tiwari, Y. Dersjant-Li, A. Awati, and R. Jha (2015). Effect of supplemental multi-enzymes on growth performance of broilers fed low and high fiber diets. Poultry Science, 94 (E-suupl. 1):129 (abstract # 386P).
  • U. P. Tiwari and R. Jha (2015). Nutrient profile and digestibility of macadamia nut cake as determined using an in vitro model of swine. Journal of Animal Science, 93 (Suppl. 3):592 (abstract # 576).
  • U. P. Tiwari, H. M. Zaleski, and R. Jha (2015). Nutrient profile and digestibility of agro-industrial coproducts as determined using an in vitro model of swine. Journal of Animal Science, 93 (Suppl. 3):591 (abstract # 571).
  • U. P. Tiwari, B. Turano, and R. Jha (2014). Nutritional characteristics and in vitro digestibility by near-infrared spectroscopy of local and hybrid napiergrass varieties grown in rain-fed and irrigated conditions. Proceedings of the Joint ISNH/ISRP International Conference (Sept 8-12, 2014), Canberra, Australia.
  • U. P. Tiwari, A. K. Singh, H. M. Zaleski, and R. Jha (2014). Nutrient profile and in vitro digestibility of tubers in swine. Journal of Animal Science, 92 (E-Suppl. 2):225 (abstract # 449).
  • T. A. Woyengo, R. Jha, E. Beltranena, and R. T. Zijlstra (2014). In vitro digestion and fermentation characteristics and in vivo digestibility of canola co-products in the pigs. Journal of Animal Science, 92 (E-Suppl. 2):233-234 (abstract # 470).
  • R. Jha, L. F. Wang, P. R. Regmi, A. Pharazyn, and R. T. Zijlstra (2013). Nutrient profile and in vitro vs. in vivo energy digestibility of legumes in growing pigs. Journal of Animal Science, 91 (E-Suppl. 2):676 (abstract # 697).
  • R. Jha, P. R. Regmi, L. F. Wang, A. Pharazyn, and R. T. Zijlstra (2013). Nutrient profile and in vitro vs. in vivo energy digestibility of wheat co-products from flour milling in growing pigs. Journal of Animal Science, 91 (E-Suppl. 2):676 (abstract # 696).
  • T. A. Woyengo, R. Jha, E. Beltranena, and R. T. Zijlstra (2013). In vitro degradation and fermentation characteristics of expeller-pressed canola meal and cold-pressed canola cake simulating the pig intestine. Journal of Animal Science, 91 (E-Suppl. 2):634 (abstract # 585).
  • T. A. Woyengo, R. Jha, E. Beltranena, A. Pharazyn, and R. T. Zijlstra (2013). Nutritional value of lentil and micronized full-fat soybean fed to growing pigs. Journal of Animal Science, 91 (E-Suppl. 2):26 (abstract # 80).
  • R. Jha, P. Regmi, L. Wang, A. Pharazyn, and R. T. Zijlstra (2013). Nutrient profile and energy digestibility of wheat co-products from flour milling differ in growing pigs. Advances in Pork Production, 24 (abstract # 29).
  • T. A. Woyengo, R. Jha, E. Beltranena, A. Pharazyn, and R. T. Zijlstra (2013). Nutritional value of lentil and micronized full-fat soybean fed to growing-finishing pigs. Advances in Pork Production, 24 (abstract # 21).
  • R. Jha, P. Leterme, A. G. Van Kessel, and R. T. Zijlstra (2012). Fermentation characteristics of fibers in the matrix of cereals (barley and oats) or isolated from cereals in the pig intestine. Proceedings of Canadian Barley Symposium (July 8 - 10, 2012), Calgary, AB, Canada. pp. 17.
  • R. Jha, J. Li, M. R. Bedford, C. R. Christensen, T. Vasanthan, and R. T. Zijlstra (2012). Microscopic matrix and in vitro pig model fermentation of wheat and corn distillers dried grains with solubles with supplemental carbohydrases and protease. Abstract for 12th International Symposium on Digestive Physiology of Pigs (May 29 - Jun 1, 2012), Keystone, CO, USA (abstract # 1122).
  • R. Jha, A. Owusu-Asiedu, P. H. Simmins, A. Pharazyn, and R. T. Zijlstra (2012). Microscopic matrix and in vitro degradation and fermentation characteristics of wheat co-products from flour milling in the pig intestine. Abstract for 12th International Symposium on Digestive Physiology of Pigs (May 29 - Jun 1, 2012), Keystone, CO, USA (abstract # 1082).
  • R. T. Zijlstra, R. Jha, A. D. Woodward, J. Fouhse, and T. A. T. G. van Kempen. 2012. Starch and fiber properties affect their kinetics of digestion and thereby digestive physiology in pigs. Abstract for 12th International Symposium on Digestive Physiology of Pigs (May 29 - Jun 1, 2012), Keystone, CO, USA (abstract # 1036).
  • R. Jha, J. Li, M. R. Bedford, C. R. Christensen, T. Vasanthan, and R. T. Zijlstra (2012). In vitro fermentation and microscopic matrix of distillers dried grains with solubles following enzyme treatment. Journal of Animal Science, 90 (E-Suppl. 2):51 (abstract # 130).
  • R. Jha, J. Li, M. R. Bedford, C. R. Christensen, T. Vasanthan, and R. T. Zijlstra (2012). Enzymes enhance degradation of DDGS, revealed by in vitro gas production and microscopic examination. Advances in Pork Production, 23 (abstract # 26).
  • R. Jha and R. T. Zijlstra (2011). Evaluation of fermentation characteristics and volatile fatty acids production of unique fiber and starch sources using an in vitro model of the pig large intestine. Journal of Animal Science, 89 (E-Suppl. 2):129 (abstract # 251).
  • R. Jha, J. K. Htoo, M. G. Young, E. Beltranena, and R. T. Zijlstra (2011). Dietary co-products enhance pork omega-3 fatty acid and reduce feed costs without affecting carcass quality and growth. Advances in Pork Production, 22 (abstract # 27).
  • R. Jha, J. K. Htoo, M. G. Young, E. Beltranena, and R. T. Zijlstra (2011). Effects of dietary crude protein and co-product level on growth performance and carcass quality of grower-finisher pigs. Advances in Pork Production, 22 (abstract # 26).
  • R. Jha, D. N. Overend, P. H. Simmins, D. Hickling, and R. T. Zijlstra (2011). Effect of Canadian wheat classes on growth performance and energy digestibility in weaned pigs fed in pelleted diets. Advances in Pork Production, 22 (abstract # 18).
  • R. Jha and R. T. Zijlstra (2011). Fermentation characteristics of unique fiber and starch sources in the pig. Advances in Pork Production, 22 (abstract # 17).
  • R. Jha, J. K. Htoo, M. G. Young, E. Beltranena, and R. T. Zijlstra (2010). Co-products inclusion in grower-finisher pig diets enhances carcass characteristics and reduces feed costs without affecting growth performance. Proceedings of Western Nutrition Conference (Sept 21-23, 2010), Saskatoon, SK, Canada. pp. 318.
  • K. Kandel, R. Jha, E. Beltranena, and R. T. Zijlstra (2010). Effects of different sources of distillers dried grains with solubles on energy and protein digestibility and volatile fatty acids production in grower-finisher pigs. Proceedings of Western Nutrition Conference (Sept 21-23, 2010), Saskatoon, SK, Canada. pp. 316.
  • R. Jha, J. K. Htoo, M. G. Young, E. Beltranena, and R. T. Zijlstra (2010). Effects of co-products inclusion on growth performance and carcass characteristics of grower-finisher pigs. Journal of Animal Science, 88 (E-Suppl. 2):553-554 (abstract # 677).
  • R. T. Zijlstra, R. Jha, M. G. Young, J. F. Patience, E. Beltranena, and J. K. Htoo (2010). Effects of dietary crude protein and inclusion of co-products on growth performance and carcass characteristics of grower-finisher pigs. Journal of Animal Science, 88 (E-Suppl. 2):554 (abstract # 678).
  • R. Jha, J. Bindelle, B. Rossnagel, A. Van Kessel, and P. Leterme (2009). In vitro fibre fermentation characteristics of specialty ingredients with varying NSP levels. Proceedings of Western Nutrition Conference (Sept 23-24, 2009), Winnipeg, MB, Canada. pp. 308.
  • R. Jha, J. Bindelle, B. Rossnagel, A. Van Kessel, and P. Leterme (2009). Fermentation characteristics in the pig intestines of hulless barleys differing in beta-glucan content. Proceedings of 11th International Symposium on Digestive Physiology of Pigs (May 20-22, 2009), Montbrio del camp, Spain (abstract # 209).
  • R. Jha, J. Bindelle, B. Rossnagel, A. Van Kessel, and P. Leterme (2009). In vitro evaluation of the fermentation characteristics in the pig intestines of hulless barleys differing in beta-glucan content. Journal of Animal Science, 87 (E-Suppl. 3):103 (abstract # 210).
  • R. Jha, P. Kish, A. Van Kessel, and P. Leterme (2009). Feed ingredients differing in fermentable fibre content affect nitrogen excretion and fermentation metabolites in weaned pigs. Advances in Pork Production, 20 (abstract # 8).
  • R. Pieper, R. Jha, P. Leterme, B. Rossnagel, W. Souffrant, and A. Van Kessel (2008). Effect of hulless barley varieties with different beta-glucan content on intestinal microbiota in pigs. Proceedings of the Society of Nutrition Physiology (1-3 April, 2008), Gottingen, Germany. 17:102.
  • R. Jha, R. Pieper, B. Rossnagel, A. Van Kessel, and P. Leterme (2008). Digestibility and fermentation parameters of barleys and oats differing in beta-glucan content in the pig intestines. Journal of Animal Science, 86 (E-Suppl. 3):66 (abstract # 96).
  • R. Pieper, R. Jha, P. Leterme, B. Rossnagel, W. Souffrant, and A. Van Kessel (2008). Effect of barley and oats beta-glucans on intestinal microbiota in the pig. Journal of Animal Science, 86 (E-Suppl. 3):104 (abstract # 217).
  • R. Jha, R. Pieper, B. Rossnagel, A. Van Kessel, and P. Leterme (2008). Effect of oats and hulless barleys differing in beta-glucan content on digestibility and intestinal fermentation parameters in weaned pigs. Advances in Pork Production, 19 (abstract # 13).
  • R. Pieper, R. Jha, A. Van Kessel, B. Rossnagel, W. Souffrant, and P. Leterme (2008). Effect of hulless barleys differing in beta-glucan content on the intestinal ecology of weaned pigs. Advances in Pork Production, 19 (abstract # 12).
  • A. K. Mai, R. Jha, R. P. Kwakkel, A. F. B. van der Poel, and M. W. A. Verstegen (2006). Effect of diet structure, conformation and acidification on performance of broilers. Proceedings of 31st Annual Meeting of Dutch Speaking Nutritionists (Apr 7, 2006), Rotterdam, The Netherlands. pp. 56-57.
  • R. Jha, G. N. Gongal, and S. N. Mahato (1999). A retrospective study of animal rabies in Nepal. Proceedings of 6th National Veterinary Conference (Sept 22-24, 1999), Kathmandu, Nepal.Papers in Peer-Reviewed Journals:

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