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Cover for Non-infectious disorders of coldwater fish.

This chapter presents the non-infectious disorders of coldwater finfish (marine and fresh water). Focus is given on the clinical signs, histopathological lesions, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of production problems (smolt failure in salmonids, stress, behaviour-related problems and...

Author(s)
Schmidt-Posthaus, H.; Marcos-López, M.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642079)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Contribution of homestead food production to improved household food security and nutrition status - lessons learned from Bangladesh, Cambodia, Nepal and the Philippines.

Malnutrition is a serious public health problem in Asia. Since 2003, Helen Keller International (HKI) has been implementing homestead food production (HFP) programmes to increase and ensure year-round availability and intake of micronutrient-rich foods in the poor households of Asia. The aim of...

Author(s)
Talukder, A.; Osei, A. K.; Haselow, N. J.; Kroeun, H.; Amin Uddin; Quinn, V.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642994)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Deaths of pigs in the nursery area.

This chapter discusses the possible causes, features and treatment of deaths occurring in pigs in the nursery area. Focus is given on respiratory disease and mortality due to porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus infection, mulberry heart disease (deficiency in vitamin E and...

Author(s)
McOrist, S.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642123)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Diseases of the neurological system.

This chapter covers the different neurological diseases of pigs, including the clinical signs, causative agents and treatment. Focus is given on neurological diseases caused by viruses (African swine fever, Aujeszky's disease, bovine spongiform encephalopathy, classical swine fever, eastern equine...

Author(s)
Duncanson, G. R.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641720)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The skeletal system: calcium, phosphorus and vitamin D.

The calcium, phosphorus and vitamin D requirements for proper skeletal development and the diseases that result from the deficiency of these nutrients in domestic, zoo and wild animals are presented.

Author(s)
Cheeke, P. R.; Dierenfeld, E. S.
ISBN
2010 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845936310)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Human nutrition and diet.

The transition from the hunter-gatherer lifestyle to diets based virtually only on grain consumption had profound consequences for human health. This chapter reviews nutritional problems that might result from the lack of bioavailability of vitamins and minerals and protein due to reliance on...

Author(s)
Sinclair, T. R.; Sinclair, C. J.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937058)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Disorders of nutrition and metabolism.

This chapter describes the nutritional and nutrition-related diseases and metabolic diseases of fishes, including nutrient deficiencies, digestive disorders, gastrointestinal diseases, liver disorders, cataract, nephrocalcinosis, skeletal disorders, gill hyperplasia and skin lesions.

Author(s)
Lall, S. P.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935535)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Medicine and surgery of the neurological system.

This chapter covers the disease of the neurological system in South American camelids (llamas and alpacas) and their surgical treatment. Focus is given on congenital, degenerative, infectious, parasitic and metabolic conditions. Moreover, musculoskeletal and eye disorders are also discussed.

Author(s)
Duncanson, G. R.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640068)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Skin conditions.

This chapter covers the different skin disorders in South American camelids (llamas and alpacas), including their aetiology, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment. Focus is given on viral, bacterial, fungal, protozoal, parasitic, vitamin and mineral deficiency, physical and toxic causes of skin...

Author(s)
Duncanson, G. R.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640068)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Vitamins.

The requirements, metabolism, supplementation and deficiency of vitamins (including vitamins A, D, E, K, B group and water-soluble vitamins) in animals are discussed.

Author(s)
McL. Dryden, G.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934125)
Type
Book chapter

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