Animal Science Biology & Technology (AgriScience and technology series)

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A user-friendly text for agricultural education students at the high school level and beyond. Units on physiology, application, evaluation, and industry cover cellular biology, muscle and meat biology, genetics, management of various species of animals, livestock and cattle judging, and the swine, beef, dairy, sheep, and horse industries. Features self-quizzes, career profiles, key terms, summaries, questions, activities, and laboratory investigations, plus b&w and color photos and a glossary. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.

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Dr. MeeCee Baker is currently a partner in a lobbying firm that focuses on agricultural issues and is also an adjunct professor at North Carolina State University. Dr. Baker spent over twenty years teaching before she accepted an appointment to serve in the Executive Office of the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture. Dr. Baker was the first female to be elected president of the National Agricultural Teachers' Association and is the co-author of two books used in classrooms across the country.

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Unit 1 - Physiology 1. Cellular Biology and Animal Taxonomy. 2. Biology of Growth and Development. 3. Muscle and Meat Biology. 4. Biology of Digestion. 5. Biology of Reproduction. 6. Genetics. 7. Ethology: Animal Behavior and Welfare. Unit II - Application. 8. Swine Management and the Swine Industry. 9. Beef Cattle Management and the Beef Industry. 10. Dairy Cattle Management and the Dairy Industry. 11. Sheep Management and the Sheep Industry. 12. Horse Management and the Horse Industry. Unit III - Evaluation. 13. Judging Contests. 14. Performance Data. 15. Meats Judging. 16. Livestock Judging. 17. Dairy Cattle Judging.

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