Carstens, Gordon individual record
Professor
overview

In addition to teaching animal nutrition courses, Dr. Carstens conducts research on energy metabolism and growth and development in ruminants. Specific research areas include the regulation of growth and composition of carcass and mammary tissues by nutritional control and the use of externally administered (exogenous) growth regulators. Recent research has focused on methods to increase the ability of newborn calves to produce heat and fight off cold stress and the influence of genetic and nutritional components on this ability.

selected publications
Academic Articles72
Chapters4
Conference Papers67
chaired theses and dissertations
Email
g-carstens@tamu.edu
First Name
Gordon
Last Name
Carstens
mailing address
Texas A&M University; Animal Science; 2471 TAMU
College Station, TX 77843-2471
USA