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Reproductive Biology and Phylogeny of Birds, Part A: Phylogeny, Morphology, Hormones, Fertilization

Series: Reproductive Biology and Phylogeny Volume: 6/A

Edited By: Barrie GM Jamieson

600 pages, colour photos, b&w illus

Science Publishers

Hardback | Jan 2007 | #157964 | ISBN-13: 9781578083862
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NHBS Price: £104.00 $137/€117 approx

About this book

Excellent volume covering the following aspects of reproduction: classification and phylogeny as revealed by molecular biology; anatomy of the male reproductive tract and organs; anatomy and evolution of copulatory structures; development and anatomy of the female reproductive tract; endocrinology of reproduction; ovarian dynamics and follicle development; spermatogenesis and testicular cycles; avian spermatozoa: structure and phylogeny; testis size, sperm size and sperm competition and lastly, fertilization.


Contents

* Classification and Phylogeny: John Harshman; * Anatomy of the Testis and Male Reproductive Tract: Tom A. Aire; * Anatomy and Evolution of Copulatory Structures: Robert Montgomerie and James Briskie; * Developmental Anatomy of the Female Reproductive Tract: Monika Jacob and Murray R. Bakst; * Endocrinology of Reproduction: G.E. Bentley et al.; * Ovarian Dynamics and Follicle Development: A.L. Johnson and Dori C. Woods; * Spermatogenesis and Testicular Cycles: Tom A. Aire; * Avian Spermatozoa: Structure and Phylogeny: Barrie G.M. Jamieson; * Testis Size, Sperm Size and Sperm Competition: James V. Briskie and Robert Montgomerie; * Fertilization: Urszula Stepinska and Murray R. Bakst.

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