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Cover for The history and foundations of ecology.

This chapter contains questions about the history of ecology, historically important scientists who have made significant contributions to the science, along with some basic terminology and founding principles.

Author(s)
Rees, P. A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247572)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The problems with well-being terminology.

In this chapter, previous studies on the similarities and differences between well-being concepts in animals are presented. The reviews were based on the following concepts: individual's perspective and perception; philosophical frameworks; a balance of pleasant versus unpleasant affect; bipolar...

Author(s)
McMillan, F. D.; Yeates, J. W.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393401)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for General overview of aquaculture.

This chapter describes history, current status, the general definitions and concepts, constraints and sustainability of global aquaculture.

Author(s)
Stickney, R. R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390097)
Type
Book chapter
Full TextCABI Book Chapter InfoOpen Access
Cover for Review games.

This section of the Training Guide on Integrated Pest Management in Tobacco contains review games which can be used to re-enforce terminology and concepts from many different sections of the course material. They can be interspersed immediately after training on a topic or later on as a refresher.

Author(s)
Bateman, M.; Chernoh, E.; Holmes, K.; Grunder, J.; Grossrieder, M.; Colmenarez, Y.; Babendreier, D.; Faheem, M.; Mulaa, M.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392381)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Standard genetic nomenclature.

This chapter provides the guidelines for standard genetic nomenclature to facilitate comparison of results between experiments and prevent confusion. Focus is given on locus and gene names and symbols as well as trait and phenotype terminology.

Author(s)
Hu, Z. L.; Reecy, J. M.; McCarthy, F.; Park, C. A.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642215)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Introduction.

This chapter serves as an introduction to the history, taxonomy and domestication of the rabbit, its potential for meat and fur production and its use in production of pharmaceuticals, youth programmes, hobbies and pets and laboratory. The factors limiting rabbit production, sources of helpful...

Author(s)
McNitt, J. I.; Lukefahr, S. D.; Cheeke, P. R.; Patton, N. M.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640129)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The responsible tourism debate.

This chapter first introduces responsible tourism (RT) and other related terms (alternative, ethical, green, pro-poor and sustainable tourism, as well as ecotourism). It then moves on to explore operational dimensions, followed by attention to the ways through which business can be more...

Author(s)
Leslie, D.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939878)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Genetic nomenclature.

The goal of this chapter is to help establish guidelines for nomenclature, with the hope that it will facilitate comparison of results between experiments and, most importantly, prevent confusion. Topics discussed are locus and gene names and symbols; locus name and symbol; allele name and symbol;...

Author(s)
Hu, Z. L.; Reecy, J. M.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939403)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Standard genetic nomenclature of the pig, with glossaries.

The guidelines for the nomenclature of porcine loci, allele, genotype, trait and phenotype symbols and terminologies are presented.

Author(s)
Hu, Z. L.; Park, C. A.; Reecy, J. M.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937560)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Introduction.

The first part of this chapter discusses the different approaches to the study of animal behaviour, while the second half is devoted to some basic principles of animal behaviour and within- and between-individual behavioural variability.

Author(s)
Price, E. O.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845933982)
Type
Book chapter

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