Applied Animal Reproduction

Applied Animal Reproduction

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For sophomore/senior-level courses in Physiology of Reproduction in Farm Animals, and Applied Techniques in Reproduction in departments of Animal Science, Dairy Science, Preveterinary. Also, for use in two-year agricultural curricula and short courses where previous experience is not assumed.Comprehensive, up-to-date, readable--and accessible to undergraduates new to the subject--this text offers unique coverage of both basic physiology as related to reproduction AND the application of physiology to the management of reproduction in livestock species.show more

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  • Hardback | 400 pages
  • 184.9 x 243.6 x 19.8mm | 730.3g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • Prentice-Hall
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • Revised
  • 5th Revised edition
  • illustrations, index
  • 013081976X
  • 9780130819765

Table of contents

1. Introduction and History. I. ANATOMY, FUNCTION, AND REGULATION. 2. The Female Reproductive System. 3. The Male Reproductive System. 4. Neuroendocrine Regulators of Reproduction. II. REPRODUCTIVE PROCESSES. 5. The Estrous Cycle. 6. Spermatogenesis and Maturation of Spermatozoa. 7. Ovigenesis and Fertilization. 8. Gestation. 9. Parturition and Postpartum Recovery. 10. Lactation. 11. Male Mating Behavior. 12. Semen and Its Components. III. ARTIFICIAL INSEMINATION. 13. Introduction and History of Artificial Insemination. 14. Semen Collection. 15. Semen Evaluation. 16. Semen Processing, Storage, and Handling. 17. Insemination Techniques. IV. MANAGEMENT FOR IMPROVED REPRODUCTION. 18. Altering Reproductive Processes. 19. Reproductive Management. 20. Pregnancy Diagnosis. 21. Environmental Management. 22. Nutritional Management. V. CAUSES OF REPRODUCTIVE FAILURE. 23. Anatomical and Inherited Causes of Reproductive Failure. 24. Physiological and Psychological Causes for Reproductive Failure. 25. Infectious Diseases That Cause Reproductive Failure. Index.show more

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