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Cover for Biology, distribution and population status of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Gymnocladus assamicus</i>.

This chapter describes the biology, distribution and population status of G. assamicus, which is elaborated with informative field data. The genus Gymnocladus belongs to the family Leguminosae and subfamily Caesalpinioideae. It has a basal position in phylogenetic schemes and is highly diverse in...

Author(s)
Choudhury, B. I.; Khan, M. L.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391988)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The physiology of vegetable crops.

This book on the physiology of vegetable crops focuses on the activities and functions of vegetables, defined as herbaceous plants that are harvested for edible parts that can be consumed fresh or with little preparation. Physiology deals with the growth and development processes of these plants,...

Author(s)
Wien, H. C.; Stützel, H.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393777)
Type
Book
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Cover for Mental health issues in shelter animals.

This chapter focused on the mental well-being of dogs in shelters, especially with regard to long length of stay LOS.

Author(s)
Cussen, V.; Reid, P. J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393401)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Aleurone.

The aleurone cell layer forms at the surface of the endosperm and is present in seeds of most flowering plants. It has epidermal-like characteristics, except that it is not directly exposed to the atmosphere; rather, it is covered by maternally derived testa and pericarp. This chapter discusses the ...

Author(s)
Gontarek, B. C.; Becraft, P. W.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391216)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Ontogeny of selected behaviours in piglets of Slovak Large White improved swine breed.

Author(s)
Lešková, L.; Jurková, A.; Kottferová, J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394583)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Weaning and management of young stock.

Correct weaning and young stock management is critical in ensuring the foal's long-term good health, physical growth and development, psychological development, social interaction with fellow equids and humans and long-term productivity. This chapter discusses the weaning management and the...

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

Features of behaviour emerge and change during the development of the animal. The behaviour in the developing animal reveals phenomena of the neural programme relevant to fetal and neonatal survival. This chapter discusses the action patterns and movement sequences in the fetus; and the parturient...

Author(s)
Broom, D. M.; Fraser, A. F.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645391)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Molecular genetics of coat colour, texture and length in the dog.

The genetics of coat variation is a powerful system for studying the fundamental aspects of gene action and the evolutionary mechanisms that give rise to morphological diversity. The domestic dog is an ideal platform for this approach due to the variety of coat colours, textures and patterns...

Author(s)
Kaelin, C. B.; Barsh, G. S.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939403)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Ontogeny of feeding in mammals.

One of the defining features of the class Mammalia is the presence of mammary glands, another is the fact that the infants of all species obtain their nutrition, in the form of milk, by suckling from the maternal teat. It is not surprising, therefore, that infant mammals share numerous features,...

Author(s)
German, R. Z.; Crompton, A. W.; Thexton, A. J.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930639)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Ecophysiological patterns in Guianan forest plants.

This chapter reviews the currently available knowledge on traits relevant for resource acquisition and stress tolerance in forest plants of the Guianas. Photosynthesis is discussed focusing on acclimation of plants to light climate changes and some data about ontogenetic changes associated with...

Author(s)
Pons, T. L.; Alexander, E. E.; Houter, N. C.; Rose, S. A.; Rijkers, T.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995366)
Type
Book chapter

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