Animal Science Reviews 2012 (CAB Reviews)

Animal Science Reviews 2012 (CAB Reviews)

By: David Hemming (editor)Hardback

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Animal Science Reviews 2012 provides scientists and students with analysis of key topics in current research including breeding, animal behaviour, zoonotic diseases and environment. Experts such as Mike Stear, James France, Phillip Klesius and Frederick Silversides give essential overviews of their fields. Originally published online in CAB Reviews, this volume makes available in printed form the reviews in animal science published during 2012.

Contents

1: Breeding for disease resistance in livestock and fish 2: Cryptosporidium and Giardia zoonoses: minimizing health risks from food animal production 3: Livestock infectious disease and climate change: a review of selected literature 4: Intensification of animal production from grassland and ecosystem services: a trade-off 5: A review of the structure and regulation of the laying hen's reproductive system and the interaction between the stress and reproductive axes 6: Communicable diseases and the human-animal relationship - Mini Review 7: Analysing the genetic basis of milk production traits 8: Environmental enrichment and practical applications for welfare in production agriculture 9: Selection of growth functions for describing length-at-age relationships in fish species displaying different life history traits: unexpected alternatives to the von Bertalanffy equation and advantages of a pluralistic statistical approach 10: The function, social implications and management of barking in dogs 11: High-affinity and -specificity, bacteriophage-based technologies: beyond phage therapy - Mini Review 12: Issues and possible intervention strategies relating to early weaning of piglets 13: Major bacterial diseases in aquaculture and their vaccine development 14: Intensive versus extensive management systems in commercial egg production 15: Lamb mulesing: impact on welfare and alternatives 16: Laminitis in horses 17: A review of innate immune functions in crocodilians 18: Novel techniques for preserving genetic diversity in poultry germplasm 19: Recombinant vaccines and infectious bursal disease virus 20: Fish frauds: the DNA challenge

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781780643021
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 256
  • ID: 9781780643021
  • weight: 1150
  • ISBN10: 1780643020

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