A text which starts with a tropical approach by considering the nature, diversity and resources of tropical regions. Climate and its biological implications are analysed in detail, especially with regard to heat and water. The approach continues its environmental emphasis with its treatment of nutritional resources and disease. There is an in depth treatment of genetics and breeds of cattle, sheep and goats. Farming systems and economic considerations round off what is a wide-ranging and detailed introduction to animal production in the tropics, with an emphasis of ruminants.
Publisher: Macmillan Education
Number of pages: 526
Weight: 791 g
Dimensions: 234 x 156 mm
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