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Cover for Fruit and seed production.

This chapter deals with some aspects of fruit and seed production of cucurbit crops, such as cucumber, melon, squash and watermelon. The control of sex expression, pollination, harvesting, postharvest handling and storage (fruits and seeds) are discussed.

Author(s)
Wehner, T. C.; Naegele, R. P.; Myers, J. R.; Dhillon, N. P. S.; Crosby, K.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392916)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Flowering and sex expression.

This chapter provides information on the floral development and flowering, sex determination and their molecular markers in pawpaws (Carica papaya). Floral morphology, environmental factors, plant nutrition, gene regulation and plant growth regulators affecting floral development and sex expression ...

Author(s)
Huang JianZhi; Cheng TingChi; Lee WenLi; Lee ChenYu; Chin ShihWen; Chen FureChyi
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241907)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The fundamentals of genetics.

This chapter describes the basic principles of Mendelian genetics in horses, including the nature of genes, DNA, genetic variation, gene expression, chromosomes, genetic linkage and gender inheritance.

Author(s)
Bailey, E.; Brooks, S. A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392589)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Diseases of the female reproductive system.

This chapter reviews the development of the female (mares) reproductive system and highlights the hormones involve in its functions as well as on the disorders of the female genital system.

Author(s)
Bertin, F. R.; Fraser, N. S.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241099)
Type
Book chapter
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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 Breeding and reproduction.

This chapter discussed the breeding methods used in modern day cattle and how breed improvements have been achieved as as seen from the performance (production and reproduction) of cattle.

Author(s)
Phillips, C. J. C.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392701)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Genetic diversity of field and laboratory populations of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Mastrus ridens</i> and consequences of inbreeding during laboratory culture.

Author(s)
Zaviezo, T.; Retamal, R.; Urvois, T.; Fauvergue, X.; Toleubayev, K.; Malausa, T.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394118)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Artificial insemination.

This chapter focuses on several aspects of artificial insemination (AI), particularly its application to livestock. The growth and development as well as advantages of AI are presented. The semen sexing technology is also presented. Moreover, the future developments in AI technology are outlined.

Author(s)
Gordon, I.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646022)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Feathers and aging.

This chapter discusses the feather numbering and anatomy; age determination through feathers; sex determination and imping feathers in predatory birds.

Author(s)
Scott, D. E.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647463)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Artificial insemination.

Artificial insemination (AI) was first developed in horses and dogs in the later part of the 19th century, but as the horse was increasingly replaced by the combustion engine, the AI in horses dwindled. There is a variety of reasons why equine AI is practiced, and some of these are dependent upon...

Author(s)
Davies Morel, M. C. G.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644424)
Type
Book chapter

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