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Growth of farm animals

Author: T L J Lawrence; V R Fowler
Publisher: Oxon, UK ; New York : CABI Pub., ©2002.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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"An understanding of the processes that change the shape and composition of farm animals is fundamental to all aspects of production. The book provides a comprehensive picture of how animals grow, change in shape and in composition, and of the factors which affect growth processes and dictate the extent and direction of changes within the animal ... As well as retaining the main themes of the first edition, the
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Lawrence, T.L.J. (Tony Leonard John).
Growth of farm animals.
Oxon, UK ; New York : CABI Pub., ©2002
(DLC) 2002004672
(OCoLC)49421594
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: T L J Lawrence; V R Fowler
ISBN: 0851997708 9780851997704
OCLC Number: 52767430
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 347 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Preface to First Edition; Preface to Second Edition; 1 General Aspects of Growth; 2 Cells; 3 Tissues: Basic Structure and Growth; 4 Tissues: Growth and Structure Relative to Product Value for Human Consumption; 5 Mammary Gland Growth and Product Yield; 6 Hormonal Influences on Growth; 7 Genetic Influences on Growth; 8 The Immune System and Growth; 9 Gametes, Fertilization and Embryonic Growth; 10 Prenatal and Postnatal Growth; 11 Efficiency and Growth; 12 Compensatory Growth; 13 Growth and Puberty in Breeding Animals; 14 Measuring Growth.
Responsibility: T.L.J. Lawrence and V.R. Fowler.

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"Both the contents and Index are detailed and comprehensive, which makes the book an easy-to-use reference text." Denis Fielding, Tropical Animal Health and Production"

 
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