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CABI Book Info

Olfaction in animal behaviour and welfare.

Book cover for Olfaction in animal behaviour and welfare.


This book contains 15 chapters that describe the physiological, behavioural and welfare parameters of smell and odour detection and processing in animals.

Book Chapters

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) The nuts and bolts of olfaction. Author(s): Meunier, N. Rampin, O.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 16) Innateness and learning in olfactory behaviour and odour perception. Author(s): Nielsen, B. L.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 26) Semiochemicals: pheromones, signature mixtures and behaviour. Author(s): Wyatt, T. D.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 39) Behavioural tests of olfaction. Author(s): Fendt, M. Apfelbach, R. Slotnick, B.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 61) Is there such a thing as a bad smell? Author(s): Salesse, R. Dormont, L.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 73) The role of olfaction in feeding and foraging. Author(s): Oostindjer, M.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 85) The role of olfaction in mate selection and reproductive behaviour. Author(s): Amo, L.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 102) The role of olfaction in maternal care and offspring survival. Author(s): Lévy, F. Nowak, R.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 123) The role of olfaction in disease detection and prevention. Author(s): Jezierski, T.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 136) The role of olfaction in relation to stress and fear. Author(s): Bombail, V.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 151) The role of olfaction in animal housing and as enrichment. Author(s): Wells, D. L. Hepper, P. G.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 161) Olfactory behaviour in farm animals. Author(s): Clouard, C. Bolhuis, J. E.
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 176) Olfactory behaviour in zoo animals. Author(s): Campbell-Palmer, R. Rosell, F.
Chapter: 14 (Page no: 189) Olfactory behaviour in laboratory animals. Author(s): Moëne, O. le Ǻgmo, A.
Chapter: 15 (Page no: 201) Olfactory behaviour in companion animals. Author(s): Hepper, P. G. Wells, D. L.

Book details

  • Author Affiliation
  • INRA, F-78350 Jouy en Josas, France.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2017
  • ISBN
  • 9781786391599
  • Record Number
  • 20173193364