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Applied Animal Reproduction

TextbookOut of Print

By: H Joe Bearden and John W Fuquay

351 pages, B/w photos, figs, tabs

Prentice-Hall (Pearson Education)

Hardback | Aug 1999 | Edition: 5 | #106023 | ISBN: 013081976X
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About this book

For undergraduate courses in physiology of reproduction in farm animals.


Contents

Introduction and History. ANATOMY, FUNCTION, AND REGULATION. The Female Reproductive System. The Male Reproductive System. Neuroendocrine Regulators of Reproduction. REPRODUCTIVE PROCESSES. The Estrous Cycle. Spermatogenesis and Maturation of Spermatozoa. Ovigenesis and Fertilization. Gestation. Parturition and Postpartum Recovery. Lactation. Male Mating Behavior. Semen and its Components. ARTIFICIAL INSEMINATION. Introduction and History of Artificial Insemination. Semen Collection. Semen Evaluation. Semen Processing, Storage and Handling. Insemination Techniques. MANAGEMENT FOR IMPROVED REPRODUCTION. Altering Reproductive Processes. Reproductive Management. Pregnancy Diagnosis. Environmental Management. Nutritional Management. Anatomical and Inherited Causes of Reproductive Failure. Physiological and Psychological Causes for Reproductive Failure. Infectious Diseases That Cause Reproductive Failure.

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