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Deer of China: Biology and Management

Proceedings

Series: Developments in Animal and Veterinary Sciences

Edited By: N Ohtaishi and HI Sheng

418 pages, B/w photos, figs, tabs, maps

Elsevier

Hardback | Dec 1993 | #31691 | ISBN: 0444815406
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About this book

Proceedings of the International Symposium on Deer of China held in Shanghai, Nov 1992.


Contents

The status of deer in China, H. Sheng, N. Ohtaishi. Part 1 Morphology and Classification: The taxonomy, distribution and status of forest musk deer in China, X. Wang, S. Ma, C. Li; Morphological differences in the antler velvet of cervidae, G.A. Bubenik; A historical review of the influence of Chinese cervids on European and New Zealand red and sika deer, D.B. Banwell. Part 2 Paleontology, Systematics and Evolution: The fossil records of deer in China, W. Dong; Biochemical genetic variation in deer species in relation to phylogenetic age and rates of cladocenesis, G.B. Hartl; Restriction site polymorphism in ribosomal DNA of muntjacs, H. Lan, L. Shi, H. Suzuki. Part 3 Distribution, habitat and feeding habits: Status of wild and farmed red deer in Xinjiang, X. Gao, D. Hu; On the food habits of Chinese cervids - a consideration based on the food habits of sika deer in Japan, S. Takatsuki. Part 4. Behaviour: A comparative study on scent-marking behaviour of captive forest musk deer and Reeve's muntjac, J. Lai, H. Sheng; Parturition and Neonatal behaviour of white-lipped deer, Y. Yu et al. Part 5 Ecology and Conservation: Population dynamics of Hainan Eld's deer in the State of Datian Nature Reserve, Hainan Island, X. Yuan et al; Ecology of sambar in Mudumalai Sanctuary, Southern India, K. Surendra Varman, R. Sukumar. Part 6 Protection and Management: Selection of suitable area for re-introduction of wild Pere David's deer in China, K. Cao; Conservation of White-lipped Deer in China, T. Koizumi et al; History and Management of Elk in North America, D.R. McCullough. Part 7 Physiology, Biochemistry and Husbandry: Adaptive mechanisms of the white-lipped deer to a high altitude hypoxic environment, C. Li, J. Chen, M. Chen; The role of the photoperiod in the sexual cycle in female roe deer, A.J. Sempere et al; Studies on the biochemical composition of reindeer antlers in China, C. Duan, S. Li; The recent status of deer farming in New Zealand, A.J. Pearse. Workshop: Sika/Red deer hybridization - recent status and main problems, L. Bartos.

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