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Adaptations to Subterranean Life

David C. Culver and Tanja Pipan.

in The Biology of Caves and Other Subterranean Habitats

April 2019; p ublished online June 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Biodiversity and Conservation Biology; Animal Pathology and Diseases. 10304 words.

The loss of characters, especially eyes and pigment, in subterranean animals has attracted the attention of biologists since their first discovery centuries ago. Adaptationist ideas with...

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Adaptations to the peatland habitat

Håkan Rydin and John K. Jeglum.

in The Biology of Peatlands

June 2006; p ublished online April 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Animal Pathology and Diseases. 4960 words.

Peatland organisms live in an environment that is typically wet and nutrient-poor, partly anoxic, often acidic, and in large parts exposed to the wind and sun. This chapter considers the...

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Adaptive Divergence

Andrew P. Hendry.

in Eco-evolutionary Dynamics

December 2016; p ublished online January 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Animal Pathology and Diseases. 13194 words.

This chapter analyzes how the adaptive landscape concept can be extended from a single population in a single environment to multiple populations in multiple environments. Specifically,...

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Adding Methionine and Lysine to Broiler Breeder Diets to Lower Feed Costs

R. H. Harms and G. B. Russell.

in The Journal of Applied Poultry Research

January 1998; p ublished online January 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences; Animal Pathology and Diseases; Animal Physiology; Ornithology; Veterinary Medicine. 0 words.

Five experiments were conducted to study the use of supplemental Met and Lys in diets for broiler breeders. Control diets were fed using only corn and soybean meal to furnish the...

Adding the Ecosystem

Kevin S. McCann.

in Food Webs (MPB-50)

December 2011; p ublished online October 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Animal Pathology and Diseases. 4186 words.

This chapter examines how nutrient recycling and decomposition affect the dynamics and stability of food webs. It first reviews some of the existing theory on detritus and food web dynamics...

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Administration of a Salmonella Enteritidis ΔhilAssrAfliG strain by coarse spray to newly hatched broilers reduces colonization and shedding of a Salmonella Enteritidis challenge strain

W. De Cort, F. Haesebrouck, R. Ducatelle and F. van Immerseel.

in Poultry Science

January 2015; p ublished online December 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences; Animal Pathology and Diseases; Animal Physiology; Ornithology; Veterinary Medicine. 3149 words.

Consumption of contaminated poultry meat is still an important cause of Salmonella infections in humans. Colonization inhibition (CI) occurs when a live Salmonella strain is administered to...

Advertisements 1: Visual Signals and Floral Color

Pat Willmer.

in Pollination and Floral Ecology

July 2011; p ublished online October 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Animal Pathology and Diseases. 14591 words.

This chapter examines how color interacts with the other visual signals from floral size, shape, and outline in enhancing floral attraction to visitors. Visual attraction by flowers is...

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Advertisements 2: Olfactory Signals

Pat Willmer.

in Pollination and Floral Ecology

July 2011; p ublished online October 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Animal Pathology and Diseases. 9330 words.

This chapter examines how flowers use olfactory signals to attract pollinators. Floral scents mostly result from the production of small amounts of simple volatile organic compounds. The...

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Aflatoxins, hydroxylated metabolites, and aflatoxicol from breast muscle of laying hens

M. Díaz-Zaragoza, M. Carvajal-Moreno, I. Méndez-Ramírez, N. C. Chilpa-Galván, E. Ávila-González and C. M. Flores-Ortiz.

in Poultry Science

December 2014; p ublished online November 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences; Animal Pathology and Diseases; Animal Physiology; Ornithology; Veterinary Medicine. 6865 words.

Aflatoxins (AF) are toxic fungal secondary metabolites that are pathological to animals and humans. This study identified and quantified AF (AFB1, AFB2, AFG1, AFG2) and their hydroxylated...

Afterword

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. 179 words.

This chapter concludes that giant kelp forests have achieved the status of “rain forests” of temperate seas in being the most widely recognized inhabitant of temperate reefs and known for...

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Age structure

Russell Lande, Steinar Engen and Bernt-Erik SÆther.

in Stochastic Population Dynamics in Ecology and Conservation

April 2003; p ublished online April 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Animal Pathology and Diseases. 10530 words.

The total density dependence in a life history is defined as the negative elasticity of population growth rate per generation with respect to population density. This chapter analyzes a...

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Agents of Terror

William R. Clark.

in Bracing for Armageddon?

May 2008; p ublished online September 2008 .

Chapter. Subjects: Animal Pathology and Diseases. 5407 words.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has defined a list of human pathogens that are of highest concern for possible use as bioweapons. These agents, most of which had been...

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Age-related energy values of bakery meal for broiler chickens determined using the regression method

C. Stefanello, S. L. Vieira, P. Xue, K. M. Ajuwon and O. Adeola.

in Poultry Science

July 2016; p ublished online March 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences; Animal Pathology and Diseases; Animal Physiology; Ornithology; Veterinary Medicine. 6316 words.

A study was conducted to determine the ileal digestible energy (IDE), ME, and MEn contents of bakery meal using the regression method and to evaluate whether the energy values are...

Agreement of 3 carcass rinse sampling methods (split carcass, repeat rinse, and adjacent pair) on the detection of Salmonella contamination in broiler carcasses

Karen D. Galarneau, R. Hartford Bailey and Robert W. Wills.

in Poultry Science

March 2015; p ublished online February 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences; Animal Pathology and Diseases; Animal Physiology; Ornithology; Veterinary Medicine. 3868 words.

Whole carcass rinse is the most common method used to determine Salmonella prevalence in broiler carcasses. However, there is a need to determine the carcass rinse sampling method that best...

Agriculture and plant ecology

Ahmad Hegazy and Jonathan Lovett-Doust.

in Plant Ecology in the Middle East

January 2016; p ublished online March 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry; Animal Pathology and Diseases. 10967 words.

This chapter reviews the profound effect of agriculture on the region’s plant ecology, and the early role of plant and animal domestication in developing human societies. Most of the...

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Agri-environment schemes and the future of farmland bird conservation

Jeremy D. Wilson and Richard B. Bradbury.

in Wildlife Conservation on Farmland Volume 1

July 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Biodiversity and Conservation Biology; Animal Pathology and Diseases. 9562 words.

Subsidized intensive agriculture has caused severe biodiversity loss, including among bird populations. ‘Greening’ of agricultural policy in the European Union through agri-environment...

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Agroforestry and Soil Health: Linking Trees, Soil Biota, and Ecosystem Services

Edmundo Barrios, Gudeta W. Sileshi, Keith Shepherd and Fergus Sinclair.

in Soil Ecology and Ecosystem Services

June 2012; p ublished online December 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Animal Pathology and Diseases. 8908 words.

Agricultural landscapes hold a large proportion of the world's biodiversity. Nevertheless, there is poor understanding of the contribution of agricultural management practices to...

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Agroterrorism

William R. Clark.

in Bracing for Armageddon?

May 2008; p ublished online September 2008 .

Chapter. Subjects: Animal Pathology and Diseases. 5402 words.

If the purpose of bioterrorism is social and economic disruption, and the spread of fear and uncertainty across as many people as possible, for as long as possible, disruption of food and...

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Alabama

Charlotte Adelman and Bernard L Schwartz.

in Prairie Directory of North America

July 2013; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Animal Pathology and Diseases. 484 words.

This chapter provides a historical background of Alabama's prairies followed by a list of prairies by county. Each site is briefly described, followed by symbols showing site features, a...

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Alaska's Changing Arctic

Edited by John E. Hobbie and George W. Kling.

March 2014; p ublished online May 2015 .

Book. Subjects: Animal Pathology and Diseases. 352 pages.

This book synthesizes the findings from the NSF-funded Arctic LTER project based in Toolik Lake, Alaska, a site that has been active since the mid-1970s. The book presents research...

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