2012

Environmental Stress and Amelioration in Livestock Production

ISBN: 978-3-642-29204-0 (Print) 978-3-642-29205-7 (Online)

Table of contents (17 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxi

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    Book Chapter

    Pages 1-16

    Introduction

  3. STRESS AND LIVESTOCK PRODUCTIVITY

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 17-17

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 19-51

      Factors Influencing Livestock Productivity

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 53-73

      Heat Stress Impact on Livestock Production

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 75-95

      Walking Stress Influence on Livestock Production

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 97-128

      Environmental Stresses and Livestock Reproduction

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 129-150

      Concept of Multiple Stresses and Its Significance on Livestock Productivity

  4. MANAGEMENT OF STRESSES

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 151-151

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 153-180

      Ameliorative Measures to Counteract Environmental Stresses

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 181-218

      Nutritional Manipulations to Optimize Productivity During Environmental Stresses in Livestock

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 219-241

      Role of Pineal Gland in Relieving Environmental Stress

  5. LIVESTOCK ADAPTATION

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 243-243

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 245-261

      Basic Principles Involved in Adaption of Livestock to Climate Change

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 263-298

      Neuroendocrine Regulation of Adaptive Mechanisms in Livestock

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 299-315

      Molecular Mechanisms of Livestock Adaptation

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      Pages 317-378

      Genetic Adaptability of Livestock to Environmental Stresses

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 379-410

      Genes Involved in the Thermal Tolerance of Livestock

  6. CLIMATE CHANGE IMPACT AND ADAPTATION

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 411-411

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 413-468

      Impact of Climate Change on Livestock Production

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 469-499

      Global Climate Change: Enteric Methane Reduction Strategies in Livestock

  7. RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT PRIORITIES

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 501-501

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 503-518

      Conclusions and Researchable Priorities

  8. Back Matter

    Pages 519-569