Egg incubation : its effects on embryonic development in birds and reptiles [E-Book] / edited by D. Charles Deeming and Mark W.J. Ferguson.
Deeming, D. Charles, (editor)
Ferguson, Mark W. J., (editor)
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1991
1 online resource (xiii, 448 pages)
englisch
9780521612036
9780511585739
9780521390712
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Table of Contents:
  • Maternal diet, maternal proteins and egg quality /
  • Harold B. White III
  • Comparative composition and utilisation of yolk lipid by embryonic birds and reptiles /
  • Ray C. Noble
  • Oviductal proteins and their influence on embryonic development in birds and reptiles /
  • Brent D. Palmer & Louis J. Guillette, Jr.
  • Fluxes during embryogenesis /
  • Kenneth Simkiss
  • Eggshell structure and formation in eggs of oviparous reptiles /
  • Mary J. Packard & Vincent G. DeMarco
  • Shell structure and formation in avian eggs /
  • Ronald G. Board & Nick H.C. Sparks
  • Physical characteristics of reptilian eggs and a comparison with avian eggs /
  • John B. Iverson & Michael A. Ewert
  • Egg shape in birds /
  • Iain H.M. Smart
  • The thermal energetics of incubated bird eggs /
  • J. Scott Turner
  • Physiological effects of incubation temperature on embryonic development in reptiles and birds /
  • Denis C. Deeming & Mark W.J. Ferguson
  • Cold torpor, diapause, delayed hatching and aestivation in reptiles and birds /
  • Michael A. Ewert
  • Physical factors affecting the water exchange of buried reptile eggs /
  • Ralph A. Ackerman
  • The physiological and ecological importance of water to embryos of oviparous reptiles /
  • Gary C. Packard
  • Roles of water in avian eggs /
  • Amos Ar
  • Water economy and solute regulation of reptilian and avian embryos /
  • David Vleck
  • The avian eggshell as a mediating barrier : respiratory gas fluxes and pressures during development /
  • Charles V. Paganelli
  • Gas exchange across reptilian eggshells /
  • Denis C. Deeming & Michael B. Thompson
  • Metabolism and energetics of reptilian and avian embryos /
  • Carol M. Vleck & Donald F. Hoyt
  • Reasons for the dichotomy in egg turning in birds and reptiles /
  • Denis C. Deeming
  • A comparison of reptilian eggs with those of megapode birds /
  • David T. Booth & Michael B. Thompson
  • Why birds lay eggs /
  • Hermann Rahn
  • Influences of incubation requirements on the evolution of viviparity /
  • Richard Shine
  • Overview of early stages of avian and reptilian development /
  • Ruth Bellairs
  • Ions and ion regulating mechanisms in the developing fowl embryo /
  • James I. Gillespie [and others]
  • Electrochemical processes during embryonic development /
  • Paul O'Shea
  • Methods for shell-less and semi-shell-less culture of avian and reptilian embryos /
  • Bruce E. Dunn
  • Experimental studies on cultured, shell-less fowl embryos : calcium transport, skeletal development and cardio-vascular functions /
  • Rocky S. Tuan [and others].