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The ABC model and the diversity of plant reproductive structures

Beverley Glover.

in Understanding Flowers and Flowering Second Edition

January 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry; Animal Pathology and Diseases. 7721 words.

The majority of the ABC genes involved in floral organ identity encode MADS box transcription factors, a very ancient family of DNA-binding proteins. By tracing the evolutionary history of...

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The ability of White Leghorn hens with trimmed comb and wattles to thermoregulate

D. S. AL-Ramamneh, M. M. Makagon and P. Y. Hester.

in Poultry Science

August 2016; p ublished online April 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences; Animal Pathology and Diseases; Animal Physiology; Ornithology; Veterinary Medicine. 7055 words.

It is estimated that each year over 19 million pullets in the United States have their combs partially trimmed at a young age to improve egg production and feed efficiency. A possible...

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The Abiotic Environment

David R. Schiel and Michael S. Foster.

in The Biology and Ecology of Giant Kelp Forests

May 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Animal Pathology and Diseases. 12170 words.

This chapter discusses the structure, function, and abiotic requirements of giant kelp, providing a general guide to interpreting variation in Macrocystis populations in nature. In growth...

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Abiotic factors

David Ward.

in The Biology of Deserts

November 2008; p ublished online April 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Animal Pathology and Diseases. 5564 words.

There are a number of abiotic factors that have important impacts on the desert environment. Clearly, the most important of these is rainfall or, in some cases, other sources of...

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Abiotic Factors

David Ward.

in The Biology of Deserts

June 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Animal Pathology and Diseases. 7542 words.

Abiotic factors are the primary reason for the differentiation of deserts from other ecosystems. Fundamentally, it is the low rainfall that deserts experience that differentiate them from...

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Above-ground trophic interactions and soil biological communities

Richard D. Bardgett.

in The Biology of Soil

June 2005; p ublished online April 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Animal Pathology and Diseases. 6358 words.

This chapter examines some of the many ways that above-ground herbivores may influence below-ground organisms and processes, and how these changes in soil biological properties may in turn...

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Absolute quantification of a very virulent Marek's disease virus dynamic quantity and distributions in different tissues

Zhenjie Zhang, Shaoqiong Liu, Chengtai Ma, Peng Zhao and Zhizhong Cui.

in Poultry Science

June 2015; p ublished online March 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences; Animal Pathology and Diseases; Animal Physiology; Ornithology; Veterinary Medicine. 6127 words.

Chickens infected with Marek's disease virus (MDV) carry the virus consistently for a long time, which increases the incidence and rate of virus-induced multi-organ tumors and increases its...

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Acoustic communication in the urban environment

Diego Gil and Henrik Brumm.

in Avian Urban Ecology

November 2013; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Animal Pathology and Diseases. 9983 words.

One consequence of urbanization is the massive level of anthropogenic noise that animals have to cope with. Because birds use acoustic signals to communicate vital information, the masking...

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Acoustic, morphological, and genetic adaptations to urban habitats in the silvereye (<i>Zosterops lateralis</i>)

Dominique A. Potvin, Raoul A. Mulder and Kirsten M. Parris.

in Avian Urban Ecology

November 2013; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Animal Pathology and Diseases. 4791 words.

Silvereyes (Zosterops lateralis) are native Australian birds that thrive in both cities and rural areas. Their diverse repertoire of songs and calls overlap with the frequency range of...

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Activation of chicken bone marrow-derived dendritic cells induced by a <i>Salmonella</i> Enteritidis ghost vaccine candidate

N. M. Kamble, C. V. Jawale and J. H. Lee.

in Poultry Science

October 2016; p ublished online May 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Animal Pathology and Diseases. 4264 words.

Bacterial Ghost-based vaccine development has been applied to a variety of gram-negative bacteria. Developed Salmonella Enteritidis (S. Enteritidis) ghost are promising vaccine candidates...

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