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Sturkie's Avian Physiology, Fifth Edition

Whittow, G. Causey

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ISBN 10: 0127476059 / ISBN 13: 9780127476056
Published by Academic Press 1999-10-19, US, 1999
Used Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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685 pages, b&w illustrations. Light shelf-wear to illustrated boards, else a clean, tight copy. Record # 463597. Bookseller Inventory # 463597

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Title: Sturkie's Avian Physiology, Fifth Edition

Publisher: Academic Press 1999-10-19, US

Publication Date: 1999

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: None

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Sturkie's Avian Physiology is the classic comprehensive single volume on the physiology of domestic as well as wild birds. The Fifth Edition is thoroughly revised and updated, and includes new chapters on the physiology of incubation and growth. Chapters on the nervous system and sensory organs have been greatly expanded due to the many recent advances in the field. The text also covers the physiology of flight, reproduction in both male and female birds, and the immunophysiology of birds.

The Fifth Edition, like the earlier editions, is a must for anyone interested in comparative physiology, poultry science, veterinary medicine, and related fields. This volume establishes the standard for those who need the latest and best information on the physiology of birds.

  • Thoroughly updated and revised
  • Coverage of both domestic and wild birds
  • New larger format
  • Only comprehensive, single volume devoted to birds

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Sturkie's Avian Physiology, Fifth Edition is the classic comprehensive single volume on the physiology of both domestic and wild birds. Thoroughly revised and updated, the book now includes chapters on the physiology of incubation and growth. The chapters on the nervous system and sensory organs have been greatly expanded incorporating many recent advances. Also included are chapters on the physiology of flight, reproduction in both male and female birds, and the immunophysiology of birds. This latest edition, like the earlier editions, is a must for anyone interested in comparative physiology, poultry science, veterinary medicine, and related fields. Once again, this volume establishes the standard for those who need the latest and best information on the physiology of birds.

Key Features

  • Compact and comprehensive
  • Coverage of both domestic and wild birds
  • Special chapter on flight
  • Unique chapters on incubation physiology and the physiology of growth

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