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Canine transmissible venereal tumour (CTVT) is a contagious cancer that has spread by mating among dogs worldwide. One unique feature of this cancer...

Date
April 2018
Abstract

In the present study we comprehensively characterize intratesticular sex steroid production, metabolism and receptors in the domestic cat to elucidate the role of testosterone, estradiol and progesterone in testis development, steroid synthesis and spermatogenesis. There is a great demand for new...

Author(s)
Braun, B. C.; Okuyama, M. W.; Müller, K.; Dehnhard, M.; Jewgenow, K.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd
Publication
Journal of Steroid Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, 2018, 178, pp 135-149
CAB ReviewFull Text

Organic fertilizers (livestock manures and other agricultural wastes or by-products) and chemical fertilizers can be applied to aquaculture ponds to increase fish or shrimp production. Pond fertilization increases concentrations of nitrogen, phosphorus and other plant nutrients to stimulate...

Date
April 2018
Subjects
agricultural wastes; animal feeding; animal manures; animal nutrition; aquaculture; aquatic animals; aquatic organisms; aquatic plants; feeds; fertilizers; fish culture; nitrogen; organic fertilizers; phosphorus; photosynthesis; phytoplankton; plankton; pond culture; ponds; shellfish; shrimp culture; shrimps
Author(s)
Boyd, C. E.
Event

25 - 26 October 2018 - Hong Kong

CABI Book Info
Cover for Animal welfare.

This third edition of "Animal Welfare" has 407 pages and is divided into five parts. Part I, Issues, introduces the background and philosophy of the subject. Part II covers problems for animal welfare, starting in chapter 3 with the animal's interactions with its environment. The following four...

Author(s)
Appleby, M. C.; Olsson, I. A. S.; Galindo, F.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390202)
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Forming an end of life hospice/Pawspice service.

Date
March 2017
Author(s)
Villalobos, A. E.
Source
CAB Reviews 2016 11 031 1-4
AbstractFull Text

Objective: The infection approach of Streptococcus agalactiae to GIFT tilapia and target organs were studied to provide reference for disease resistant breeding and development of S. agalactiae vaccine. Method: The GIFT tilapia was inoculated by S. agalactiae through intraperitoneal injection,...

Author(s)
Luo Wei; Gan Xi; Zhu JiaJie; Ao QiuWei; Tan Yun; Chen Ming; Luo YongJu
Publisher
Guangxi Academy of Agricultural Sciences
Publication
Journal of Southern Agriculture, 2018, 49, 2, pp 375-382
AbstractFull Text

Objective: The purpose of this study was to clone specificity protein 1 (SP1) gene of Guangxi Bama mini pig, construct its eukaryotic expression vector and lay a foundation for revealing its regulation mechanism to pig growth. Method: Gene SP1 was amplified from longissimus dorsi of Guangxi Bama...

Author(s)
Zhang GuangJie; Cui YueYue; Qiu QingQing; Xia Qin; Li Long; Si JingLei; Xia PanJie; Zou Hui; Lan GanQiu
Publisher
Guangxi Academy of Agricultural Sciences
Publication
Journal of Southern Agriculture, 2018, 49, 2, pp 360-366
AbstractFull Text

Tenualosa ilisha, a commercially important anadromous fish has declined drastically in nature. This study was aimed to culture the species and develop a weaning method for its domestication. The fry (29.5±0.26 mm/0.28±0.01 g) were reared at 30000 nos. ha-1 in 0.1 ha freshwater pond where two...

Author(s)
Chattopadhyay, D. N.; Chakraborty, A.; Ray, P. K.; Mandal, R. N.; Suresh, V. R.; Banik, S. K.
Publisher
MKK Publication
Publication
Environment and Ecology, 2018, 36, 2, pp 508-513
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The E. coli mediated piglet diarrhoea is the major cause of the piggery industry which causes severe economic hardship to piggery sector. E. coli binds to the brush border of the epithelial cells of the intestine on this basis of receptors and fimbrae adhesion pattern. Among the putative candidate...

Author(s)
Wagh, S. S.; Sahoo, N. R.; Chandrakanta Rawat; Ankita, D. V.
Publisher
MKK Publication
Publication
Environment and Ecology, 2018, 36, 2, pp 443-445
AbstractFull Text

A study was carried out to find out dairy animals management practices adopted by the rural dairy herds in Etawah district of Uttar Pradesh. The farm owners are mostly in the age group of 25 to 50 years and their mean in 38 years, for the medium category of dairy herds it was 30 to 50 years and...

Author(s)
Basdev Singh; Pandey, R. K.
Publisher
MKK Publication
Publication
Environment and Ecology, 2018, 36, 2, pp 425-429

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