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Cover for The epidemiological transition.

As people become more likely to live into old age, the main causes of illness and death within a population change. This is called "epidemiological transition". This chapter describes the 3 stages of epidemiological transition, and the 3 main disease groups responsible for human mortality. Group I...

Author(s)
Cole, J.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241648)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Effects of air pollution on human health.

The drastic rise in urbanization and the growing economy has resulted in an increase in sources of air pollution in the developing and underdeveloped countries. There has been a constant increase in urban sources, i.e. industries, vehicles running on dirty fuels, burning of fossil fuels, waste and...

Author(s)
Priyanka Kulshreshtha
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393890)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Kitten to cat - reproduction and the behavioural development of kittens.

In this chapter the reproductive behaviour and physiology of tom and queen cats were discussed as well as physical and behavioural development of kittens.

Author(s)
Atkinson, T.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780647838)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Erythema migrans.

Erythema migrans (EM) is an expanding erythematous rash that develops at the site of the bite of certain Ixodes ticks within days to weeks. It is the most common objective manifestation of Lyme disease, accounting for about 90% of cases. This chapter reviews the current practice of diagnosing EM,...

Author(s)
Nadelman, R. B.; Hu, L.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392077)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Elements of pig nutrition.

This chapter describes the movement, digestion and absorption of dietary protein, fat, carbohydrate, minerals, vitamins, trace elements and water in the digestive tract of pigs at different stages of growth and production.

Author(s)
Blair, R.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780647906)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Diets for organic pig production.

This chapter describes the formulation of diets for feeding a herd of pigs under an organic farrow-to-finish operation, including creep, starter, grower, finisher, sow gestation, sow lactation and boar feeds.

Author(s)
Blair, R.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780647906)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Advice for breeders.

This chapter presents practical guidelines on the responsibilities of the breeder in the prevention of behaviour problems. Highlights includes: selection of queen and stud, maternal aggression, education for new cat owners, socialization (with owner, and other animals), weaning and rearing...

Author(s)
Atkinson, T.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780647838)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Pregnancy testing technology.

This chapter deals with several aspects of pregnancy testing in livestock. Highlights focused on the advantages of pregnancy testing as well as the factors affecting the establishment of pregnancy. This chapter also focused on the different methods of pregnancy testing which includes palpation per...

Author(s)
Gordon, I.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646022)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Controlling parturition.

This chapter deals with parturition and its control. Highlights focused on the advantages, development, physiological aspects and endocrinology of controlling parturition in livestock.

Author(s)
Gordon, I.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646022)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Effects of maternal depression and antidepressant therapy on the neurobehavioural development of rat offspring.

Author(s)
Dubovicky, M.; Bögi, E.; Belovičová, K.; Koprdová, R.; Mach, M.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394583)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper

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