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Cover for Ectoparasites of sheep: sheep mange mites.

This chapter describes the life cycle of Psoroptes ovis on sheep and the pathogenesis, clinical picture, immune response, seasonality, transmission, diagnosis and control (e.g., use of acaricides) of sheep scab. Other mites causing mange in sheep are also described: Chorioptes bovis (chorioptic...

Author(s)
Forbes, A. B.
ISBN
2021 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789245158)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for An overview with discussions on freshwater and marine ecosystems in North America.

This chapter presents an overview (both and current) on climate change and non-infectious and infectious fish disorders. Highlight of this chapter focused on the following: weather and climate change, atmospheric warming and atmospheric carbon dioxide, milankovitch cycles, seasonal changes,...

Author(s)
Strychar, K. B.; Sammarco, P. W.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393982)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Time for release!

This chapter discusses the pre-release check; release site, season, and time of day; releases requiring special attention; criteria for non-releasability and identification bands for predatory birds ready for release.

Author(s)
Scott, D. E.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647463)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Life outdoors.

The different aspects of the rabbit's life outside the house, which include: adaptation in the wild, optimal temperatures for rabbits, adaptations during winter and summer, and factors to consider in housing rabbits outdoors, are discussed.

Author(s)
Buseth, M. E.; Saunders, R.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641904)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Intensive livestock systems for dairy cows.

This article gives an overview on several aspects of intensive farming system for dairy cows. Focus is given on how heat stress affects production, health and reproduction in dairy cows and the measures that can be used to mitigate it. Topics discussed also include seasonal production patterns,...

Author(s)
Collier, R. J.; Hall, L. W.; Smith, J. F.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642895)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Applied andrology in water buffalo.

This chapter describes the major reproductive and andrological parameters of water buffalo bulls, including sexual maturity, sexual behaviour, spermatogenesis, semen characters and semen preservation.

Author(s)
Andrabi, S. M. H.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643168)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Sperm production and its harvest.

This provides an overview of the process of spermatogenesis and semen collection in male animals.

Author(s)
Berndtson, W. E.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643168)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Applied andrology in sheep, goats and selected cervids.

The normal and abnormal male sexual development in small ruminants and cervids are presented, including factors such as seasonality that affect the attainment of puberty, as well as other reproductive traits. Variations among the different species discussed with reference to semen collection,...

Author(s)
Sathe, S.; Shipley, C. F.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643168)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The paradoxical increase in freezing injury in a warming climate: frost as a driver of change in cold climate vegetation.

Responses of cold climate vegetation to increasing temperature and CO2 are enormously complex and varied, but many general predictions can be made based on the interplay of temperature with the natural seasonal progression in phenological events and acclimation to temperature extremes....

Author(s)
Ball, M. C.; Harris-Pascal, D.; Egerton, J. J. G.; Lenné, T.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938222)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Experimental studies of early canid domestication.

This chapter discusses the domestic fox in its making; phenotypic novelties; craniological changes; reorganization of the seasonal reproduction pattern; selection and developmental rates; effect of selection on the hormonal and neurotransmitter systems; molecular genetic implications of...

Author(s)
Trut, L. N.; Oskina, I. N.; Kharlamova, A. V.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939403)
Type
Book chapter

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