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Covering all thirteen species of wild cattle, Ecology, Evolution and Behaviour of Wild Cattle brings together the contributions of international leading experts on the biology, evolution, conservation status and management of the tribe Bovini, providing: * A comprehensive review of current...

Author(s)
Melletti, M.; Burton, J.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Ecology, evolution and behaviour of wild cattle: implications for conservation, 2014, pp 512 pp.
Abstract

This book is comprised of 12 chapters providing a comprehensive, interdisciplinary exploration of the natural origins and early evolution of cannabis, highlighting its historic role in the development of human societies. The life cycle, ecological requirements, origin and evolution studies and...

Author(s)
Clarke, R.; Merlin, M.
Publisher
University of California Press, Oakland, USA
Citation
Cannabis: evolution and ethnobotany, 2016, pp 456 pp.
Abstract

This book attempts to summarize published and unpublished data on helminths of wild animals from a global perspective. Emphasis is given to mammalian hosts of economic importance and endangered species, and the orders Carnivora, Artiodactyla and Perissodactyla are extensively covered. Chiroptera...

Author(s)
Chowdhury, N.; Aguirre, A. A.
Publisher
Science Publishers, Inc., Enfield, USA
Citation
Helminths of wildlife, 2001, pp xviii + 514 pp.
Abstract

By virtue of the limited range of the vector, it is only the tsetse-borne species of Trypanosoma which are confined to the African continent. Other cosmopolitan species occurring in livestock and reservoir species can cause confusion during disease surveys. Phytogeny is considered: the...

Author(s)
Hoare, C. A.
Publisher
London: Alien & Unwin,
Citation
The African trypanosomiases, 1970, pp 3-33 pp.
Abstract

While readers of Animal Breeding Abstracts may be primarily interested in the applications of population and quantitative genetics to animal breeding, they will also be aware of the applications and implications of the same topics in the study of evolution. Indeed, it was largely the evolutionary...

Author(s)
METTLER, L. E.; GREGG, T. G.
Publisher
New Jers.: Prentice-Hall, Inc.,
Citation
Englewood Cliffs., 1969, pp xii + 212 pp.
Abstract

This check-list deals with the mites parasitic on wild and domesticated vertebrates in Southern Africa. 940 species are noticed (to the end of 1958) and there are 240 line drawings, many keys, a useful host-parasite list and separate indices for the parasites and their hosts-with both common and...

Author(s)
Zumpt, F.
Citation
The arthropod parasites of vertebrates in Africa south of the Sahara (Ethiopian region). Volume I (Chelicerata)., 1961, pp 457 pp.
Abstract

This is certainly the most important contribution to the study of evolution since The new systematics and Huxley's Evolution-the modern synthesis appeared more than 20 years ago. Its central theme is the species concept as the key to the understanding of the evolutionary process. The decisive...

Author(s)
MAYR, E.
Publisher
Harvard University Press; London: Oxford University Press,
Citation
Animal species and their evolution., 1963, pp xiv + 797 pp.
Abstract

In his preface the author points out that the zoogeography-and how right and proper that he emphasizes that this word "is pronounced Zoogeography, like Zoology, not Zoo.ology as is so often heard" of this book is principally historical zoogeography, as factors influencing present land and...

Author(s)
DE BEAUFORT, L. F.
Publisher
London: Sidgwick & Jackson, Ltd.,
Citation
Zoogeography of the land and inland waters., 1951, pp viii + 208 pp.
Abstract

THE natural type of tropical cattle is Bos indicus. For draft purposes it cannot be bettered, but with the tendency to produce more meat and milk in the Tropics, European varieties of Bos taurus are increasingly imported and attempts made to adapt the environment to their constitution. Sometimes...

Author(s)
WOOD, R. C.
Publisher
Trinidad : Printed by the Govt. Printer, Govt. Printing Office, Port-of-Spain.,
Citation
Cattle in the tropics., 1934, pp 42 pp.
Abstract

In this interesting monograph Watson presents a succinct account of Canadian experience with dourine, an experience extending over a period of 15 years, and covering the study and suppression of a rare and serious disease previously unknown in Canada. It is well to tear in mind that although the...

Author(s)
WATSON, E. A.
Publisher
Ottawa: Thomas Mulvey, Printer.,
Citation
Dominion of Canada, Dept. of Agriculture, Health of Animals Branch., 1920, pp 43 pp.

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