Sperm preparation for fertilization

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    Description This book contains 19 chapters that discuss theoretical and applied andrology for domestic, zoo and wild animals. Topics include semen and its constituents; sperm production and harvest; determinants of sperm morphology; sperm preparation for fertilization; practical aspects of semen cryopreservation; evaluation of semen in the andrology laboratory; genetic aspects of male reproduction; emerging techniques and future development of semen evaluation and handling and applied andrology in cats, dogs, fowls, turkeys, sheep, goats, cervids, horses, cattle, zebu, buffaloes, pigs, camelids, zoo animals and wild animals. It will be of use for those teaching animal physiology at a tertiary level and a reference for those interested in male animal reproductive evaluation, performance and in semen evaluation, handling and use for artificial breeding.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationAnimal Andrology, theories and applications, part I
    EditorsP.J. Chenoweth
    Place of PublicationOxford UK
    PublisherCAB international
    Number of pages19
    ISBN (Print)978-1-7806-4316-8
    Publication statusPublished - 2014


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