1st Edition

Reproductive Biology and Phylogeny of Birds, Part A
Phylogeny, Morphology, Hormones and Fertilization

ISBN 9781578083862
Published January 11, 2006 by CRC Press
632 Pages

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Book Description

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.

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
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