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Cover for Preparation of the stallion for breeding and mating management.

This chapter discussed mainly on the 6-month preparation period prior to the breeding season, along with stallion management at mating.

ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242232)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Normal behaviour - cats.

This chapter describes the normal social, territorial and predatory behaviours; physical activities; physiology; communication; senses and reproduction of cats.

Author(s)
Houpt, K.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394552)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Survivorship.

This chapter describes the use of statistical models to determine the factors affecting the survival of killdeer (Charadrius vociferus) nests at gravelled oil pads and on native grass cover in western Oklahoma, USA.

Author(s)
Quicke, D.; Butcher, B. A.; Welton, R. K.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245349)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tools and technologies in animal breeding.

This chapter discussed the factors which affect responses to within-breed selection, and some of the tools and technologies used, especially for more effective within-breed selection. Highlights focused on the current reproductive technologies in animal breeding, molecular genetic tools, and modern ...

Author(s)
Simm, G.; Pollott, G.; Mrode, R.; Houston, R.; Marshall, K.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241723)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Pig breeding.

This chapter presents a brief background on the global pig sector and pig-meat value chains. Topics focused on the breeding objectives, pig breeds and lines, genetic improvement strategies for pigs (for both large-scale and smallholder systems) and use of pig reproductive technologies. The final...

Author(s)
Simm, G.; Pollott, G.; Mrode, R.; Houston, R.; Marshall, K.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241723)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Aquaculture breeding.

This chapter reviews the state of play in aquaculture breeding and presents an outlook, together with opportunities and challenges, for this sector.

Author(s)
Simm, G.; Pollott, G.; Mrode, R.; Houston, R.; Marshall, K.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241723)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Future of animal welfare - technological innovations for individualized animal care.

This chapter discusses the new technological solutions that can solve problems in animal reproduction management, activity and location tracking, feed and feed management and health and disease monitoring. Some practical and feasible commercial solutions that can address some of the issues...

Author(s)
Kaur, U.; Voyles, R. M.; Donkin, S.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245219)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Taxonomy, botany and physiology.

This chapter provides information on the taxonomy and systematics, phylogeny, botany, juvenility, phenology, reproduction, plant development, and physiology of pomegranate.

Author(s)
Narzary, D.; Yazdanbakhsh, N.; Rana, T. S.
ISBN
2021 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789240764)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Common Starling (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Sturnus vulgaris</i> Linnaeus, 1758).

This chapter describes the terminology, nomenclature, morphology, geographical distribution, diet, physiology, reproduction, behaviour, ecology, habitats, invasion patterns, environmental impact, control and human use of the common starling (Sturnus vulgaris).

Author(s)
Craig, A. J. F. K.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242065)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Common Myna (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Acridotheres tristis</i> Linnaeus, 1766).

This chapter describes the common terminologies, taxonomy, morphology, geographical distribution, physiology, diet, behaviour, reproduction, habitats, ecology, invasion pathways, environmental impact, control and human use of the common myna (Acridotheres tristis).

Author(s)
Hart, L. A.; Rogers, A. M.; Rensburg, B. J. van
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242065)
Type
Book chapter

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