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Cover for Climate change and non-infectious fish disorders.

The current volume, entitled Climate Change and Non-infectious Fish Disorders (CCNFD) is the first of the two-volume set, and it focuses on the development, physiology and health of fish. CCNFD has 11 chapters organized into two parts. Chapters 1 and 2 (Part I) are mainly for aquatic biologists...

Author(s)
Woo, P. T. K.; Iwama, G. K.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393982)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Skeletal abnormalities.

In this chapter, the author discussed the potential effects of climate change on the skeletal abnormalities. Two effects were highlighted namely the altered meristic counts which is the variation in the number of the species-specific countable structures partly heritable and partly dependent on a...

Author(s)
Boglione, C.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393982)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Cysts, tumour-like lesions and response to tissue injury.

In this chapter lesions that may arise in the skin or subcutis and that are not strictly inflammatory or neoplastic in nature are given attention. These include follicular or adnexal cysts, developmental anomalies (sweat gland) apocrine cyst, response to tissue trauma, altered deposition of...

Author(s)
Cian, F.; Monti, P.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392251)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Genetic abnormalities of banana.

This chapter describes genetic abnormalities of banana (Musa and Ensete), focusing on variations in stature, abnormal foliage, variations in pseudostem pigmentation, chimaeras, inflorescence and fruit variations. Most of these genetic abnormalities have been primarily off-types (natural and in...

Author(s)
Israeli, Y.; Lahav, E.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780647197)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Phytotoxins.

Evidence of the existence of a wide range of secondary compounds and proteins in plants with pharmacological activity or with the potential to cause adverse effects in other living organisms is now firmly embedded in the scientific literature. The term 'phytotoxins' is conventionally used to...

Author(s)
D'Mello, J. P. F.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394675)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Handbook of diseases of banana, abacá and enset.

This handbook contains 13 chapters covering banana (Musa and Ensete) diseases caused by various groups of causal agents and disorders caused by unknown and known factors. Topics discussed include fungal diseases of the foliage, root, corm, pseudostem, fruit (pre- and postharvest), as well as...

Author(s)
Jones, D. R.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780647197)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Effects of nutritional interventions on feathering of poultry - a review.

Feather cover of chickens can be influenced by many factors, including direct or indirect nutritional factors. Direct dietary factor effects are levels of protein/amino acids, vitamins, minerals and mycotoxins. Indirect nutritional factors will impact feather cover through their effects on feather...

Author(s)
Emous, R. A. van; Krimpen, M. M. van
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395115)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Management practices to prevent abnormal feather loss in broiler breeders.

This chapter discusses management factors in broiler breeders that can trigger abnormal feathering and unwanted feather damage, such that the birds are unable to maintain good feather cover at all times. Management practices to ensure good feed access include the following. Birds have correct...

Author(s)
Tuijl, O. A. van
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395115)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Health and behaviour.

A review of some of the behavioural signs associated with pain, health and disease in cats was presented in this chapter as well as a discussion on the link between physiological and psychological welfare.

Author(s)
Atkinson, T.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780647838)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The pathology of select poisonous plant-induced diseases in cattle.

This chapter enumerates some of the plants as well poisonous weeds known to cause diseases in cattle and presents the clinical aspects and ways to diagnose these diseases.

Author(s)
Buergelt, C. D.; Clark, E. G.; Del Piero, F.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646718)
Type
Book chapter

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