Reproductive Biology and Phylogeny of Birds, Part A: Phylogeny, Morphology, Hormones and Fertilization, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Reproductive Biology and Phylogeny of Birds, Part A

Phylogeny, Morphology, Hormones and Fertilization, 1st Edition

Edited by Barrie G M Jamieson

CRC Press

600 pages

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pub: 2006-01-11
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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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BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Biology / Developmental Biology