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Cover for Postharvest physiology and storage.

This chapter provides an overview of the postharvest biology and technology of guava fruit. Its maturity indices, postharvest physiology (respiration, ethylene production, physicochemical changes during ripening), storage (low-temperature, controlled-atmosphere and modified-atmosphere storage,...

Author(s)
Sulistio, M.; Wu ChunTa
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247022)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Behavioural and physiological assays.

This chapter focuses on some of the principal techniques for analysing nematode behaviour and physiology, such as attraction/repulsion plate assays, pluronic gel assays, movement assays, electrophysiology, stylet activity, water content changes, oxygen consumption assays, collection of female sex...

Author(s)
Perry, R. N.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391759)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Respiratory system.

The normal anatomical and pathological features of the nose, pharynx, larynx, trachea and lungs of cats and dog are described.

Author(s)
Aspinall, V.; Cappello, M.; Phillips, C.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241150)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for How plants live and grow.

Air, water, soil and light are the basic resources essential for plants in food gardens. But how do plants use each of these to live and grow to produce the benefits we want, either through their harvest, their appearance, aroma, or other characteristics? This chapter explore answers to this...

Author(s)
Soleri, D.; Smith, S. E.; Cleveland, D. A.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789240986)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Birds.

This chapter discussed the important differences in the anatomy and physiology of some of the known species of birds, all belonging to the class Aves. The possession of feathers, and in the majority of species the ability to fly, is the reason for their success. Flight allows them to colonize new...

Author(s)
Aspinall, V.; Cappello, M.; Phillips, C.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241150)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Breathing systems, intubation and monitoring.

The highlights of this chapter focused on the following: ways to identify the common breathing systems, proper selection of an appropriate breathing system for a patient, tests that a breathing system is safe and ready for use, calculation of the oxygen flows required, intubating a patient,...

Author(s)
Brown, F.; Seymour, C.; Hoy, C.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391629)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Postharvest: an introduction to the physiology and handling of fruit and vegetables.

This book contains 12 chapters focusing on the basic tenets of postharvest technology of fruits and vegetables and how this influences their postharvest behaviour. Key information about their composition, biochemistry, respiration and physiology are presented. The importance of the management of...

Author(s)
Wills, R. B. H.; Golding, J. B.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391483)
Type
Book
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Cover for Anesthesia.

This chapter discusses the basic anaesthetic protocols; proper oxygen flow rates and endotracheal tube placement; and safe monitoring of vital signs in raptors. The monitoring of the depth of anaesthesia in raptors through heart rate, respiratory rate, body temperature and blood pressure, along...

Author(s)
Scott, D. E.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647463)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Locomotion and space occupied.

The essence of behaviour is bodily movement. Descriptions of bodily motility refer to the bases of physiological activities such as breathing, anatomically localized actions such as blinking, specific goal-related acts such as drinking and gross activity of the whole animal such as locomotion,...

Author(s)
Broom, D. M.; Fraser, A. F.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645391)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Postharvest storage and physiology.

This chapter begins by describing briefly the purpose and value of potato storage, and some of the many options available for storing the crop. Tuber respiration is discussed, with an emphasis on how storage duration and temperature impact respiration rates. The effects of respiration on crop value ...

Author(s)
Bethke, P. C.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642802)
Type
Book chapter

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