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Manual of Animal Andrology
Edited by: Peter J Chenoweth, James Cook University, Australia, Steven P. Lorton, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA
December 2021 | Paperback | 216 Pages | 9781789243505
December 2021 | ePDF 9781789243512 | ePub 9781789243529
£39.99 | €45.00 | $55.00
£39.99 | €45.00 | $55.00
DescriptionThis book provides industry insights and fresh ideas for the advancement of the most vital global industry - food. Drawing on their industry and academic expertise the authors have identified three vital aspects of food business operations crucial to long term success: consumer health and wellbeing; product / process sustainability; and harnessing advances in digitalisation. If developed to their maximum potential these factors have the capability to revolutionise the food sector.
Food Industry 4.0 highlights the advancement opportunities for the food manufacturing sector, including innovation in products, processes and services, as it seeks to combine productive, efficient and sustainable practices. The contents address:
Mapping data, new approaches for food system applications
The perfect meal - a balanced global diet
Industry 4.0 applications in the food sector: robotics and automation, big data, Internet of Things, cybersecurity
Resource efficiency in the food manufacturing sector
Sustainability in food supply chains
Corporate social responsibility
it is of significant benefit to food industry practitioners working in operational and product development roles, academic researchers, policy makers, students, and food sector professionals.
Table of contents
- Part 1: General Information
- 1: Concepts and Principles of Applied Animal Andrology (P Chenoweth)
- 2: Male Reproductive Anatomy & Physiology (R Bathgate)
- 3: Andrology Lab: Equipment and techniques)– part 1: measurement of ejaculate volume, sperm concentration, extenders and cryopreservation, the microscope and sperm motility (S. Lorton)
- 4: Sperm Morphology (P. Chenoweth)
- 5: Special procedures (J Morrell)
- Part 2: Species
- 6: Applied Animal Andrology: Bull (P Chenoweth)
- 7: Applied Animal Andrology: Boar (K. Stewart & R. Knox)
- 8: Applied Animal Andrology: Ram/Buck (C Shipley)
- 9: Applied Animal Andrology: Camelids (A Tibary)
- 10: Applied Animal Andrology: Stallion (P Loomis)
- 11: Applied Animal Andrology: Dog (C Lopate)
ReadershipVeterinarians, Animal Scientists, Theriogenologists, Government Employees, Animal Breeders, personnel associated with the Artificial Breeding Industries (bovine, equine, ovine, canine, porcine), animal/agricultural extension and aid agencies, and students of veterinary and animal sciences.
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Peter Chenoweth has Veterinary and PhD degrees from Australia, and also Australian and US specialty qualifications in animal reproduction. He has taught in veterinary schools in both countries, including as the inaugural Coleman Chair in Food Animal Preventive Medicine at Kansas State University and the inaugural Professor of Theriogenology at Charles Sturt University. He has numerous publications in animal reproduction, particularly on male aspects, and a number of texts including “Animal Andrology: Theories and Practices” (2014 CABI). He co-founded the Association for Applied Animal Andrology, was recognized as Theriogenologist of the Year in 2013 and received the Gilruth Prize from the Australian Veterinary Association in 2017 for “outstanding contributions to veterinary sciences”.
Dr Steven P Lorton received the graduate degrees [M.S., 1975; Ph.D., 1978] from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Dr. Lorton was a post-doctoral associate [1978-1980] in the laboratory of Dr. R.H. Foote at Cornell University. In 1980, Dr. Lorton joined the research department of American Breeders Service [now ABS Global] as Research Assoociate and later Manager of Biological Research. He later joined Minitube of America / Minitüb Gmbh as physiologist and customer consultant. Later he joined Reproduction Resources in the same capacity. He has held the positions of Adjunct Associate Professor, Dept. of Animal Science, University of Wisconsin – Madison [1985 – present], Vice President of the Association for Applied Animal Andrology [AAAA; 2012-2014] , AAAA President [2014 – 2020] and AAAA Past President AAAA [2020- present].