Quiz time: Are you phytogenius?Did you know that the oldest living tree is located in the US and more than 5000 years old? If yes, you might be phytogenius. What? Phyto-genius? Yes - someone with an in-depth knowledge of phytogenic (plant-based) feed additives, short phytogenics.But for being 100 percent sure, you need to play the game. The questions are as diverse as nature is – from fun easy-going ones to tricky technical ones.Have fun playing!And: If you have any interesting questions in mind that should definitively be a part of the phytogenius quiz, please let us know. A crucial point in the development of phytogenics is to… find a demanded mode of action, e.g. prevention of diarrhea, or increased feed intake have a suitable laboratory identify the needs of the customer find the right plants in natureWhat does quorum sensing inhibition mean? A disruption of bacterial communication pathways To suppress the secretion of intestinal juices To reduce the number of pathogens in gut To eliminate microorganisms by destroying their cell membranesHow can phytogenics replace antibiotics? Phytogenics inhibit quorum sensing of pathogenic bacteria Phytogenics can help to treat diseases and thus replace antibiotics Phytogenics have antibacterial effects to fully replace antibiotic growth promoters Phytogenics support animal’s health, prevent diseases and thus, reduce the need of antibioticsHow is it possible, that volatile phytogenic substances like e.g. some essential oils show their effects especially in the animal's gut? Due to microencapsulation There are no essential oils which are volatile Volatile substances like essential oils are no phytogenics Because there is a very high amount of volatile substances in every phytogenic productWhat to consider when selecting phytogenics? Use only essential oil products Look for phytogenic feed additives that contain natural, plant-derived extracts with active substances covering a desired mode of action Choose a supplier with the broadest product portfolio Take a single substance solution Thanks for your answers.If you want to finish the quiz please click the send button.To change your answers click the previous button.