The biotechnological advances of recent years have put us on the brink of unprecedented gains in animal productivity. Manipulation of animal growth rate and composition of gain is now possible by a variety of techniques. Ex- amples include ingestion of beta-adrenergic agonists, injection of somatotropin, castration, immunization, and gene insertion. Animal Growth Regulation ad- dresses modem concepts of growth regulation with an emphasis on agricul- turally important animals. This emphasis is not exclusive, as many ...

Animal Growth Regulation 2012, Springer-Verlag New York Inc., New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781468488746


Animal Growth Regulation 1989, Springer

ISBN-13: 9780306429781

1989 edition