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Cover for Practical feline behaviour: understanding cat behaviour and improving welfare.

This book contains all the relevant information that a veterinary nurse or technician needs to understand and handle the behaviour and welfare of house cats, and to offer safe and practical advice to clients. This approachable and down-to-earth text describes the internal and external influences on ...

Author(s)
Atkinson, T.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780647838)
Type
Book
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Cover for Kitten to cat - reproduction and the behavioural development of kittens.

In this chapter the reproductive behaviour and physiology of tom and queen cats were discussed as well as physical and behavioural development of kittens.

Author(s)
Atkinson, T.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780647838)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Courtship and mating in butterflies

This is a book about butterfly behaviour. Specifically, the behaviours associated with courtship rituals (described in Chapters 5 and 6) and mating and reproduction (described in Chapters 7 and 8). To understand the ways in which butterflies act as adults in search of mates, it is necessary to...

Author(s)
Cannon, R. J. C.
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789242638)
Type
Book
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Cover for The mating game.

Mating may be the most important activity in an animal's life, as it provides an opportunity to propagate genes into the next generation. For females, some of whom will only mate once, it is imperative to choose the best male in terms of his fitness - genetic potential - and quality in providing...

Author(s)
Cannon, R. J. C.
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789242638)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Alternatives in mating: when, how often and for how long?

This chapter focuses on the dependence of the reproductive success of butterflies to competition for mates and access to food resources in a resource-based habitat viewpoint. The influence of age on the reproductive output of Lepidoptera is also discussed.

Author(s)
Dennis, R. L. H.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243574)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Equine reproductive physiology, breeding and stud management.

The 5th edition of this book discusses the reproductive anatomy and physiology of mares and stallions; management of broodmares, stallions and foals and the use of advanced reproductive techniques. The 23 illustrated chapters include mare reproductive anatomy, control of reproduction in the mare,...

ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242232)
Type
Book
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Cover for Management of the mare at mating.

This chapter briefly discussed the reproductive physiology and behaviour in mares as well as the various management options practised for mating mares that are vital to the challenges that various breeding management options pose, and how they affect reproductive success and animal welfare.

ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242232)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The principles of insects autecology 2: innate attributes and environmental factors.

This chapter discusses both physical and biotic factors, such as temperature and insolation, precipitation and moisture, conspecific organisms and population, food, symbionts, light, mechanical factors, population density, enemies, and colour affecting growth and development, survival and diapause, ...

Author(s)
Freeman, B. E.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241181)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Species overview.

In this chapter, a summary of the common name, scientific name, abbreviation, the normal weight range, the typical diet, and habitat, as well as reproductive details of the common raptors were presented. The species are arranged by continent, but it is very common for a species to be present in...

Author(s)
Scott, D. E.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789246100)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Semiochemicals: pheromones, signature mixtures and behaviour.

This chapter discusses the production, secretion and behavioural responses to pheromones in animals.

Author(s)
Wyatt, T. D.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391599)
Type
Book chapter

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