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Encyclopedia of Animal Science

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Second Edition 2011

Hrsg. v. Duane E. Ullrey, Charlotte Kirk Baer, Wilson G. Pond

Online

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CRC Press / Chapman & Hall - Taylor & Francis

 

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978-0-8247-5495-2


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104016

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Written and edited by a distinguished team of experts, Encyclopedia of Animal Science, Second Edition contains more than 300 entries that explore the broad field of Animal Science. Organized with reader-friendly descriptions, the second edition discusses topics ranging from adaptation and stress, to zoos and aquariums. With 2500 references and hundreds of figures, equations, and tables, it covers new developments in genomics, transgenesis, cloning, and mathematical model constructions.

New entries on topics such as:

- Adaptation and Stress: Neuroendocrine, Physiological, and Behavioral Responses

- Animal Source Foods (ASFs): Listeria monocytogenes

- Ethanol By-Products: Beef

- Farm Animal Welfare: Philosophical Aspects

- Feed Supplements: Antibiotics

- Functional Food Components: Ruminant-Derived Foods

- Genomic Selection of Phenotype

- Horses: Breeds, Breeding, and Genetics

- Metabolic Modifiers

- Molecular Biology: Animal

- Proteins: Oxidation, Turnover, and Proteomics

- Recombinant Bovine Somatotropin: Environmental Impact

The coverage underscores the interdependence of production agriculture, economics, and environmental sustainability in contributing to a stable and flourishing society. Each entry provides a succinct overview designed to help readers acquire basic familiarity with the key terms and current knowledge of the subject, augmented by selected literature citations. The encyclopedia supplies current information on a broad spectrum of topics related to the biology, production, and uses of animals and their products in a complex, diverse, and rapidly changing world.

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