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Zoo Animals: Husbandry, Welfare and Public Interactions begins by suggesting that maintaining biologically functional and compatible social groups is a primary welfare concern for zoo-housed animals. An overview of the welfare impact of social groupings of a number of zoo-housed animals is...

Author(s)
Berger, M.; Corbett, S.
Publisher
Nova Science Publishers, Inc, Hauppauge, USA
Citation
Zoo animals: husbandry, welfare and public interactions, 2018, pp 323 pp.
CABI Book Info
Cover for Practical feline behaviour: understanding cat behaviour and improving welfare.

This book contains all the relevant information that a veterinary nurse or technician needs to understand and handle the behaviour and welfare of house cats, and to offer safe and practical advice to clients. This approachable and down-to-earth text describes the internal and external influences on ...

Author(s)
Atkinson, T.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780647838)
Type
Book
Abstract

Research into brewing yeast and other organisms associated with beer and brewing has experienced many important advances in the past decade, propelled by technological advances in tools fundamental to the investigation of microbes and their metabolism, This volume surveys the most recent...

Author(s)
Bokulich, N. A.; Bamforth, C. W.
Publisher
Caister Academic Press, Poole, UK
Citation
Brewing microbiology: current research, omics and microbial ecology, 2017, pp 331 pp.
Abstract

Fifteen years after the devastating 2001 European foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) outbreak, the virus causing that shocking episode continues to pose a major threat to animal health worldwide. The development of more effective, sustainable and socially acceptable disease control measures remains a key ...

Author(s)
Sobrino, F.; Domingo, E.
Publisher
Caister Academic Press, Poole, UK
Citation
Foot-and-mouth disease virus: current research and emerging trends, 2017, pp xii + 432 pp.
CABI Book Info
Cover for Maize kernel development.

This book, containing 17 chapters, is intended to be a guide to understanding maize kernel development. The knowledge and insight in this book are the culmination of centuries of genetic and biochemical work directed at increasing the yield and nutritional value of maize. Topics covered include...

Author(s)
Larkins, B.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391216)
Type
Book
Abstract

Author(s)
Bayne, B.
Publisher
Academic Press, London, UK
Citation
Biology of oysters, 2017, Ed. 1, pp 860 pp.
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Cover for The pineapple: botany, production and uses.

Like the first edition, this second edition is intended to be an all-inclusive publication for those interested in pineapple production or just wanting to better understand the plant. This second edition builds on the accumulated experience of the first edition authors by including new authors from ...

Author(s)
Sanewski, G. M.; Bartholomew, D. P.; Paull, R. E.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393302)
Type
Book
Abstract

Why do dogs behave in the ways that they do? Why did our ancestors tame wolves? How have we ended up with so many breeds of dog, and how can we understand their role in contemporary human society? Explore the answers to these questions and many more in this study of the domestic dog. Building on...

Author(s)
Serpell, J.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
The domestic dog: its evolution, behavior and interactions with people, 2016, Ed. 2, pp 424 pp.
Abstract

The relationship between humans and domestic animals has changed in dramatic ways over the ages, and those transitions have had profound consequences for all parties involved. As societies evolve, the selective pressures that shape domestic populations also change. Some animals retain close...

Author(s)
Gibson, A. H.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Feral animals in the American South: an evolutionary history, 2016, pp xii + 223 pp.
Abstract

The young field of invasion biology - initially a branch of ecology and conservation biology - has greatly expanded, particularly in the last two and a half decades or so. As a result, the potential negative effects of introduced species have been widely advertised and sometimes, perhaps,...

Author(s)
Guiascedilla˜u, R.
Publisher
Brill Academic Publishers, Leiden, Netherlands
Citation
Non-native species and their role in the environment: the need for a broader perspective, 2016, pp 386 pp.

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