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Reproduction in Domesticated Animals

Series: World Animal Science Volume: B9

Edited By: G J King


Hardback | Dec 1993 | #108236 | ISBN: 0444895302
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Most consumable products of animal origin, such as eggs and milk, are obtained through exploitation of the reproductive processes of livestock, making efficiency extremely important in intensive production units. Critical evaluation of each technological innovation in this field is necessary before widespread introduction, and this requires an extensive knowledge of reproductive biology. This volume presents comprehensive, current discussions of the individual aspects comprising the complete reproductive process in domesticated animals, covering various technological procedures for regulation and manipulation of particular events. It provides extensive coverage of reproductive anatomy and includes avian reproduction, supplying original and often innovative figures. This book will be of great value to agriculturalists and veterinarians, as well as to food and environmental scientists.


The biology of reproduction, G.J. King; gross structure and development of reproductive organs, J.C. Meijer and J.M. Fentener van Vlissingen; the hormones of reproduction, L.-E. Edqvist and G. Stabenfeldt; the endogenous control of reproductive processes, L.-E. Edqvist and G.H. Stabenfeldt; male reproduction, B.P. Setchell; female reproduction, G.R Foxcroft; reproductive behaviour, C. Fabre-Nys et al; fertilization, J.J. Parrish and N.L. First; pregnancy, G.J. King and W.W. Thatcher; parturition, D.G. Porter; immunoreproduction, B.A. Croy; biotechnology and reproduction, R.F. Seamask and J. Wells; artificial insemination, N.O. Rasbech; embryo transfer, K.J. Betteridge; genetics of reproduction - new aspects and opportunities, R.B. Land; environment and reproduction, W.W. Thatcher and P.J. Hansen; nutrition and reproduction, D.R. Lindsay et al; reproduction in poultry, R.J. Etches; reproductive performance and problems, G.J. King.

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