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Avian Endocrinology

Edited By: Alistair Dawson and CM Chaturvedi

458 pages, B/w illus, figs, tabs

Narosa Publishing House

Hardback | Dec 2001 | #123457 | ISBN: 8173193843
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NHBS Price: £94.99 $128/€109 approx
Hardback | Dec 2001 | #143535 | ISBN: 1842650335
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About this book

Provides a definitive and comprehensive review of all aspects relating to hormones in birds - both wild and domestic poultry. The first part of the volume deals with behavioural endocrinology, whilst the second part deals covers circadian rhythmicity and photoperiodic control of seasonal cycles. Final chapters discuss endocrine control of stress and immune function.


Contents

Behavioural endocrinology; circadian and seasonal cycles; gonadal function; maternal contribution to eggs; prolactin; growth hormone; appetite and osmoregulation; stress; immune function.

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