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Avian Endocrinology

Edited By: Alistair Dawson and CM Chaturvedi
458 pages, B/w illus, figs, tabs
Avian Endocrinology
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  • Avian Endocrinology ISBN: 9788173193842 Hardback Dec 2001 Usually dispatched within 1-2 months
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  • Avian Endocrinology ISBN: 9781842650332 Hardback Dec 2001 Out of Print #143535
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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.

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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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Edited By: Alistair Dawson and CM Chaturvedi
458 pages, B/w illus, figs, tabs
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