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Cover for Reproductive system.

This chapter describes the anatomy of the ovaries and testes, sexual maturity, ovarian development, the oestrous cycle, fertilization, pregnancy, embryonic and fetal development, sex determination, lactation, genetics, inheritance and some reproductive and congenital conditions in cats and dogs.

Author(s)
Aspinall, V.; Cappello, M.; Phillips, C.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241150)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Nutritional management.

This chapter is framed on how to manage the nutritional budget for better growth of goats, on the basis of market demand. The provision of the required level of energy in goats is an unavoidable part of maintaining a healthy herd. Protein is one of the basic units for the building blocks of cells....

Author(s)
Rout, P. K.; Kumar, A.; Behera, B. K.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240139)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The anatomy and physiology of pregnancy in the mare.

This chapter discusses the anatomy of pregnancy in the mare and is divided into four sections namely fertilization, early embryo development, placentation and organ growth. Each section is presented in detail to gain a clear understanding on the mechanism of equine pregnancy, but our understanding...

Author(s)
Davies Morel, M. C. G.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644424)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Growth and development.

Beef cattle production systems can utilize the efficiency of young animal growth in the development of muscle, typically measured as animal weight. There are numerous genetic and environmental influences that can contribute to variation in rate and extent of an animal's growth and size at many...

Author(s)
Herring, A. D.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645070)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Human microbiota for human health.

Microorganisms are considered to be absent in the human foetus during early development in the mother's womb, but later after delivery the numbers of microbes exceeds the number of total human cells. This human microbiota has tremendous influence on human physiology, development, nutrition,...

Author(s)
Raghavendra, M. P.; Mudili Venkataramana; Basappa; Girish, K. S.; Siddaiah Chandranayaka
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645216)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Hormonal influences on growth.

This chapter discusses the ways in which growth factors and hormones, individually and in concert, influence growth and development in domestic animals.

Author(s)
Lawrence, T. L. J.; Fowler, V. R.; Novakofski, J. E.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641461)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Prenatal and postnatal growth in mammals.

This chapter discusses the concept of growth during the different phases of the prenatal and postnatal development in mammals. Included are: problems of describing growth, sequential growth targets, changes in proportion during growth, functional units, and tissue proportions: breed and slaughter...

Author(s)
Lawrence, T. L. J.; Fowler, V. R.; Novakofski, J. E.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641461)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Developmental genetics.

This chapter discusses the developmental stages of the dog embryo; genes involved in pre-implantation development; implantation and maternal recognition of pregnancy; genes involved in post-implantation development; and sex differentiation.

Author(s)
Ruvinsky, A.; Hill, M.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939403)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Toxic effects of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Ipomoea carnea</i> on placental tissue of rats.

This chapter presents the results of a study conducted to evaluate the effects of I. carnea in the placental tissue and in the litters of treated female rats. The experimental groups were treated orally by gavage once a day from GD6 to GD19 with 1, 3 and 7 g I. carnea aqueous fraction/kg, whereas...

Author(s)
Lippi, L. L.; Santos, F. M.; Moreira, C. Q.; Górniak, S. L.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Determination of teratogenic effects of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Aspidosperma pyrifolium</i> ethanolic extract in rats.

This chapter presents the results of an experiment conducted to study the effect of an ethanolic extract of A. pyrifolium leaf on rat reproduction. From days 6-21 of pregnancy, the ethanolic extract was administrated daily by gavage at 0.06 g diluted in 2 ml of soya oil. The animals from the...

Author(s)
Figueiredo, A. P. M.; Dantas, F. P. M.; Medeiros, R. M. T.; Barbosa Filho, J. M.; Riet-Correa, F.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper

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