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Cover for Mason's world dictionary of livestock breeds, types and varieties.

The 6th edition of this book contains a list the donkey, cattle, goat, horse, pig, sheep and buffalo names and synonyms that may be encountered in the literature, including breeds and other identifiable groups, types and varieties that have a common origin or are similar in appearance or...

Author(s)
Porter, V.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241532)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for Asking animals an introduction to animal behaviour testing.

This book will give an introduction to the use (and perhaps misuse) of behaviour tests applied to animals. Through illustrative examples from a variety of species, the aim is to inspire the animal experimenter to think about what a given behavioural test can be used for and how the results can be...

Author(s)
Nielsen, B. L.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240603)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for A dictionary of entomology.

Incorporating an estimated 43 000 definitions, this reference work is a comprehensive, fully cross-referenced collection of terms, names and phrases used in entomology. The listing covers insect anatomy, behaviour, biology, ecology, histology, molecular biology, morphology, pest management,...

Author(s)
Gordh, G.; Headrick, D.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935429)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for Ainsworth and Bisby's Dictionary of the Fungi.

This dictionary, now in its sixty-fifth year, contains more than 21 000 entries and provides the most complete listing available of generic names of fungi, their families and orders, their attributes and descriptive terms. All organisms traditionally studied by mycologists are covered including...

Author(s)
Kirk, P.; Cannon, P.; Minter, D.; Stalpers, J.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9780851998268)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The encyclopedia of farm animal nutrition: A-E.

In this first part (covering page 1 up to page 198) important terms in animal nutrition starting from the letter A (first word : Abalone) up to letter E (first word: Early weaning) are presented. The entries range from short definitions of terms to extended descriptions of subjects of major...

Author(s)
Fuller, M. F.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851993690)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The encyclopedia of farm animal nutrition: K-O.

In the third part of this book (covering page 325 up to page 416) important terms in animal nutrition starting from the letter K (first word : Kale) up to letter O (first word: Oat unit) are presented. The entries range from short definitions of terms to extended descriptions of subjects of major...

Author(s)
Fuller, M. F.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851993690)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The encyclopedia of farm animal nutrition: P-T.

In the fourth part of this book (covering page 417 up to page 566) important terms in animal nutrition starting from the letter P (first word : Pacific salmon) up to letter T (first word: Taint) are presented.The entries range from short definitions of terms to extended descriptions of subjects of...

Author(s)
Fuller, M. F.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851993690)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The encyclopedia of farm animal nutrition: U-Z.

In this fifth and final part of this book (covering page 567 to page 606) important terms in animal nutrition starting from the letter U (first word : Ubiquinone) up to letter Z (first word: Zein) are presented. The entries range from short definitions of terms to extended descriptions of subjects...

Author(s)
Fuller, M. F.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851993690)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The encyclopedia of farm animal nutrition: F-J.

In the second part (covering page 199 up to page 324) important terms in animal nutrition starting from the letter F (first word : Factorial method (for estimating nutrient requirements)) up to letter J (first word: Jackbean (Canavalia ensiformis)) are presented. The entries range from short...

Author(s)
Fuller, M. F.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851993690)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for The encyclopedia of farm animal nutrition.

This encyclopedia covers the whole of nutrition including basic aspects of digestion and metabolism, energy, protein, minerals and vitamins, feed intake, common feeds, feed processing, deficiency diseases, and nutritional disorders. It contains approximately 2000 entries contributed by 95...

Author(s)
Fuller, M. F.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851993690)
Type
Book