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Cover for Maize seed storage proteins.

Maize kernels contain several types of storage proteins. By far, the most abundant are prolamins, zeins, a unique storage protein found only in cereals. Because of their abundance, zeins have a profound influence on human and livestock nutrition. These proteins also appear to influence the...

Author(s)
Larkins, B. A.; Wu YongRui; Song RenTao; Messing, J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391216)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Maize kernel oil content.

Although maize is a staple food crop that contributes a large percentage of calories to human diets in a few countries, its major use worldwide is for animal feed. One approach to improve the metabolizable energy of maize for feed applications involves increasing kernel oil content, because oil has ...

Author(s)
Shen Bo; Roesler, K.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391216)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The contested space that local knowledge occupies: understanding the veterinary knowledges and practices of livestock farmers in the Eastern Cape Province, South Africa.

This chapter examines the local knowledge system implicated in the production and husbandry of livestock, specifically in relation to the management of tick-borne diseases (TBDs) of cattle especially those from rural Ngqushwa Municipality on the eastern seaboard of South Africa with virulent TBD...

Author(s)
Ainslie, A.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647050)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The behaviour of laboratory mice and rats.

This chapter discusses general biology; origin and domestication history; diurnal rhythm, sleep and grooming behaviour; general activity, foraging and feeding behaviour; social organization and social behaviour; mate choice, mating behaviour, and parenteral care; housing and welfare of laboratory...

Author(s)
Würbel, H.; Burn, C.; Latham, N.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391650)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Behaviour of foxes and mink kept for fur production.

This chapter discusses the general biology; origin and domestication; social behaviour; sexual behaviour, reproduction and nursing; diurnal rhythms, activity patterns, and foraging behaviour; management and welfare; adaption and domestication of foxes and mink for fur production.

Author(s)
Hovland, A. L.; Ahola, L.; Malmkvist, J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391650)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Behaviour of cats.

This chapter discusses the origin and domestication; effects of domestication; hunting behaviour and object play; social behaviour and communication; courtship and reproductive behaviour; dominance; ontogeny of behaviour; socialization; and ethology of cat-human relationships.

Author(s)
Bradshaw, J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391650)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Behaviour of dogs.

This chapter discusses the origin and domestication; social behaviour; foraging and feeding behaviour; communication (vision, olfaction, and audition); biological rhythms; sexual behaviour; behaviour at birth and parenteral care; development of behaviour; and cognition in dogs.

Author(s)
Wells, D. L.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391650)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Behaviour of pigs.

This chapter discusses the origin; social behaviour; perception and communication; cognition, emotions and personalities; foraging and feeding behaviour; coping with the environment; mating behaviour; periparturient behaviour; behaviour during lactation; and behavioural development in piglets and...

Author(s)
Špinka, M.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391650)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The behaviour of sheep and goats.

This chapter discusses the origin, history of domestication and breed development, and use and economic importance; social behaviour (following and synchronous behaviour, agonistic behaviour, and social recognition); foraging and feeding behaviour (digestive physiology and rumination, browsing and...

Author(s)
Dwyer, C.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391650)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Behaviour of cattle.

This chapter discusses the origins (domestication and breeds); social behaviour; foraging and feeding behaviour; diurnal rhythm (housing system and feed delivery and weather and access to shade); mating and sexual behaviour; parturition; care of offspring including nursing; and offspring...

Author(s)
Tucker, C. B.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391650)
Type
Book chapter

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