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Advanced Technologies for Meat Processing, Second Edition

Fidel Toldrá, Leo M. L. Nollet
October 05, 2017

Comprehensive and authoritative, Advanced Technologies for Meat Processing, Second Edition continues to present developments in the quality, analysis, and processing of meat and meat products. The new edition features 9 new chapters. Three chapters describe Hyperspectral techniques and Raman...

Biology of Domestic Animals

Colin G. Scanes, Rodney A. Hill
August 17, 2017

There is increasing interest in the biology of domestic animals ranging from genomics, transcriptomics, metabolomics, nutritional physiology, and systems biology. This book touches on all of these, with a particular focus on topics such as domestic animals as comparative models to humans, molecular...

The Extended Specimen: Emerging Frontiers in Collections-Based Ornithological Research

Michael S. Webster
August 01, 2017

The Extended Specimen highlights the research potential for ornithological specimens, and is meant to encourage ornithologists poised to initiate a renaissance in collections-based ornithological research. Contributors illustrate how collections and specimens are used in novel ways by adopting...

Halophytic and Salt-Tolerant Feedstuffs: Impacts on Nutrition, Physiology and Reproduction of Livestock

Hassan M. El Shaer, Victor Roy Squires
December 18, 2015

Naturally occurring salt tolerant and halophytic plants (trees, shrubs, grasses, and forbs) have always been utilized by livestock as a supplement or drought reserve. Salt tolerant forage and fodder crops are now being planted over wide areas. Increasingly, large-scale production of fodder on...

Equine Embryo Transfer

Patrick M. McCue, Edward L. Squires
February 18, 2015

This book briefly reviews the history of equine embryo transfer, covering in clinically practical terms the techniques, equipment, and management protocols currently in use. Embryo transfer has become a big business, especially for breeding racing stock (horses and camels), and is therefore a very...

Neurobiology of Chemical Communication

Carla Mucignat-Caretta
February 14, 2014

Intraspecific communication involves the activation of chemoreceptors and subsequent activation of different central areas that coordinate the responses of the entire organism—ranging from behavioral modification to modulation of hormones release. Animals emit intraspecific chemical signals, often...

Feline Anatomy: A Coloring Atlas

Thomas O. McCraken, David Carlson, Anna Dee Fails
September 19, 2013

Cat breeders, cat show judges as well as student of veterinary medicine, zoology and wildlife biology will greatly benefit from this feline anatomy coloring atlas. Essential anatomic and physiologic concepts are explained and some diseases common to the region being studied are discussed. Active...

Amino Acid Chelation in Human and Animal Nutrition

H. DeWayne Ashmead
February 10, 2012

Although introduction of amino acid chelates in mineral nutrition initially met considerable skepticism and controversy, the greater absorption and bioavailability of amino acid chelated minerals compared to nonchelated minerals have been well-documented for decades. Amino Acid Chelation in Human...

Handbook of Meat and Meat Processing, Second Edition

Y. H. Hui
January 11, 2012

Retitled to reflect expansion of coverage from the first edition, Handbook of Meat and Meat Processing, Second Edition, contains a complete update of materials and nearly twice the number of chapters. Divided into seven parts, the book covers the entire range of issues related to meat and meat...

Animal Welfare in Animal Agriculture: Husbandry, Stewardship, and Sustainability in Animal Production

Wilson G. Pond, Fuller W. Bazer, Bernard E. Rollin
November 23, 2011

What constitutes animal welfare? With animals being used for companionship, service, research, food, fiber, and by-products, animal welfare is a topic of great interest and importance to society. As the world’s population continues to increase, a major challenge for society is the maintenance of a...

Distillers Grains: Production, Properties, and Utilization

KeShun Liu, Kurt A. Rosentrater
July 25, 2011

In recent years, there has been a dramatic increase in grain-based fuel ethanol production in North America and around the world. Whether such production will result in a net energy gain or whether this is sustainable in the long term is under debate, but undoubtedly millions of tons of...

Animal Behavior: An Evolutionary Approach

Victor S. Lamoureux
April 15, 2011

This title includes a number of Open Access chapters. This comprehensive volume looks at a range of topics covering the habits of a variety of animals, including how macaques teach their offspring, how rats transmit avoidance behavior, how supplementary feeding of tree frogs affects their breeding...

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