Reproductive Biology and Phylogeny of Birds, Part A:: Phylogeny, Morphology, Hormones and Fertilization / Edition 1

Reproductive Biology and Phylogeny of Birds, Part A:: Phylogeny, Morphology, Hormones and Fertilization / Edition 1

by Barrie G M Jamieson
     
 

ISBN-10: 1578083869

ISBN-13: 9781578083862

Pub. Date: 01/11/2006

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Aspects of reproduction covered in this volume include classification and phylogeny as revealed by molecular biology; anatomy of the male reproductive tract and organs; anatomy and evolution of copulatory structures; development and anatomy of the female reproductive tract; endocrinology of reproduction; ovarian dynamics and follicle development; spermatogenesis

Overview

Aspects of reproduction covered in this volume include classification and phylogeny as revealed by molecular biology; anatomy of the male reproductive tract and organs; anatomy and evolution of copulatory structures; development and anatomy of the female reproductive tract; endocrinology of reproduction; ovarian dynamics and follicle development; spermatogenesis and testicular cycles; avian spermatozoa: structure and phylogeny; testis size, sperm size and sperm competition and lastly, fertilization.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781578083862
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
01/11/2006
Series:
Reproductive Biology and Phylogeny Series
Pages:
600
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.80(h) x 1.40(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface to the Series—Barrie G. M. Jamieson
Preface to this Volume—Barrie G. M. Jamieson
1. Classification and Phylogeny of Birds
John Harshman
2. Anatomy of the Testis and Male Reproductive Tract
Tom A. Aire
3. Anatomy and Evolution of Copulatory Structures
Robert Montgomerie and James Briskie
4. Developmental Anatomy of the Female Reproductive Tract
Monika Jacob and Murray R. Bakst
5. Endocrinology of Reproduction
G. E. Bentley, K. Tsutsui and J. C. Wingfield
6. Ovarian Dynamics and Follicle Development
A. L. Johnson and Dori C. Woods
7. Spermatogenesis and Testicular Cycles
Tom A. Aire
8. Avian Spermatozoa: Structure and Phylogeny
Barrie G. M. Jamieson
9. Testis Size, Sperm Size and Sperm Competition
James V. Briskie and Robert Montgomerie
10. Fertilization
Urszula Stepinska and Murray R. Bakst
Index
Color Plate Section

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