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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 Climate change and non-infectious fish disorders.

The current volume, entitled Climate Change and Non-infectious Fish Disorders (CCNFD) is the first of the two-volume set, and it focuses on the development, physiology and health of fish. CCNFD has 11 chapters organized into two parts. Chapters 1 and 2 (Part I) are mainly for aquatic biologists...

Author(s)
Woo, P. T. K.; Iwama, G. K.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393982)
Type
Book
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Cover for The problems with well-being terminology.

In this chapter, previous studies on the similarities and differences between well-being concepts in animals are presented. The reviews were based on the following concepts: individual's perspective and perception; philosophical frameworks; a balance of pleasant versus unpleasant affect; bipolar...

Author(s)
McMillan, F. D.; Yeates, J. W.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393401)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Winter tourism: trends and challenges.

This book on winter tourism consists of three parts. Part I is addressed to current challenges in winter tourism including regional planning, socio-cultural conditions, climate change and economic challenges. Part II gives an overview of behavioural research in winter tourism. The authors present...

Author(s)
Pröbstl, U.; Richins, H.; Türk, S.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395207)
Type
Book
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Cover for Livestock handling and transport.

In this 5th edition of Livestock Handling and Transport the author focused on the effects of biosecurity, genetics, structural designs of areas in the farm and slaughterhouse, proper handling and transport of animals on the welfare, physiology, behaviour, health, and economics of livestock animals. ...

Author(s)
Grandin, T.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786399151)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Noctuid (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) pests of canola in North America.

Rape is attacked by a complex of species in the family Noctuidae (Lepidoptera). These species are highly variable in terms of feeding behaviour, region of occurrence and timing of different life stages. This chapter summarizes general information on these pests, their natural enemies (parasitoids,...

Author(s)
Floate, K. D.; Hervet, V. A.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648200)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Principal species of wild cats.

The physical characteristics, reproduction, physiology, behaviour, ecology and conservation of wild leopards (Panthera pardus), snow leopards (Panthera uncia), clouded leopards (Neofelis nebulosa), ocelots (Leopardus pardalis), African golden cats (Felis aurata), caracals (Felis caracal), servals (...

Author(s)
Fraser, A. F.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939267)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Improving animal welfare: a practical approach.

This book, the second edition of Improving Animal Welfare, has 17 chapters and provides updates on the latest research and still retains its practical emphasis. The World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) now has recommendations in the Terrestrial Animal Health Code for transport, slaughter,...

Author(s)
Grandin, T.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644677)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Climate change and biological control in agricultural systems: principles and examples from North America.

Biological control of pests is a key feature of integrated pest management programmes in many agroecosystems. An assessment of the potential impacts of climate change on biological control is critical but challenging, because biological control depends on interspecific interactions, which are...

Author(s)
Eigenbrode, S. D.; Davis, T. S.; Crowder, D. W.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643786)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Genotype-environment interaction: breeding layers with different requirements for varying housing systems.

In addition to conventional selection criteria like egg production, feed conversion and egg quality, traits related to animal welfare have become more important in Europe and North America. To improve these traits and simultaneously capture performance data in non-cage environments...

Author(s)
Icken, W.; Schmutz, M.; Preisinger, R.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938246)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper

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