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Scotland’s Rural College and University of Edinburgh Ranked as ‘Most Powerful’ in UK Agricultural and Veterinary Research

Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) and the University’s Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies – which includes The Roslin...

Date
December 2014
CAB ReviewFull Text

Impact of lighting on poultry reproduction and recent advances.

Different wavelengths of visible light spectrum influence the reproductive system of domestic avian species. Light perceived by the retina is involved in growth and behaviour whereas light perceived by the hypothalamus is involved in reproduction through photosensitive cells in the brain...

Date
December 2014
Subjects
animal behaviour; animal welfare; brain; broilers; egg production; growth rate; hens; hypothalamus; lighting; liveweight gain; photoreceptors; poultry; poultry farming; poultry housing; pullets; reproduction; reproductive efficiency; reproductive performance; reproductive traits; retina; seasonality; wavelengths
Authors
Reddy, I. J.; Sukanto Mondal; Ashish Mishra; Gorti RaviKiran
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Small ruminant rearing. Breed conservation and genetic improvement.

This publication discusses small ruminant breed conservation and improvement in India (particularly in Bihar, Karnataka, Kerala, Maharashtra, Rajasthan and Tamil Nadu), their impact on small-holder livestock rearers, lessons learnt and issues requiring policy intervention for facilitating...

Authors
Nimbkar, C.; Ghalsasi, P.
Publisher
South Asia Pro Poor Livestock Policy Programme
Publication
Small ruminant rearing. Breed conservation and genetic improvement, 2012, pp 69 pp.
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Wildlife & Exotic Symposium

11 - 12 April 2015 - Davis, California

Venue
Davis, California
Country
USA
Contact
Karl E. Jandrey
Contact Details
UC Davis Medicine Center for Continuing Professional Education, One Shields Avenue, Davis, California 95616, USA.
Tel
+1 530 752 3905
AbstractFull Text

Breeding of red clover 'Ryokuyu' and its characteristics.

'Ryokuyu', a new cultivar of red clover (Trifolium pratense L.), was jointly developed by NARO Hokkaido Agricultural Research Center, Sapporo, Hokkaido and Hokkaido Research Organization Konsen Agricultural Experiment Station, Nakashibetsu, Hokkaido. 'Ryokuyu' was registered as a recommended...

Authors
Okumura, K.; Isobe, S.; Gau, M.; Yamaguchi, H.; Sawai, A.; Takada, H.; Hiroi, K.; Uchiyama, K.; Matsumura, T.; Hayashi, T.; Sato, N.; Makino, T.; Deguchi, K.; Yamakawa, M.; Sawada, Y.; Fujii, H.
Publisher
NARO Hokkaido Agricultural Research Center
Publication
Research Bulletin of the NARO Hokkaido Agricultural Research Center, 2014, 203, pp 1-14

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