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Biotechnologies Applied to Animal Reproduction

Current Trends and Practical Applications for Reproductive Management

Juan Carlos Gardon Katy Satue



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Apple Academic Press Inc.
02 November 2020
This comprehensive volume focuses on recent trends and new technologies used in the management of reproduction in major farm animals, focusing on both males and females of bovine, equine, and porcine species. With chapters written by scientists who specialize in their respective topics, the volume presents a selection of different technologies that have been developed to assure reproductive success by improving reproductive efficiency, generating germplasm banks, and maintaining genetic diversity in cattle, horses, and pigs.

In the last decade, reproductive technologies in veterinary medicine have progressed considerably, providing high profitability to livestock farms. This book provides basic and applied information on the most used reproductive technologies in bovine, equine, and porcine species for academics, scientists, and veterinarians. The volume discusses reproductive and postpartum management, reproductive ultrasound, sperm management, egg retrieval, artificial insemination, embryo transfer, nutrition, genetics, and certain clinical aspects, such as endocrinology and robustness of reproductive systems.
Edited by:   Juan Carlos Gardon, Katy Satue
Imprint:   Apple Academic Press Inc.
Country of Publication:   Canada
Dimensions:   Height: 229mm,  Width: 152mm, 
Weight:   812g
ISBN:   9781771888714
ISBN 10:   1771888717
Pages:   334
Publication Date:   02 November 2020
Audience:   College/higher education ,  Primary
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Part 1: Bovine 1. Bovine Reproductive Management Jose Javier De La Mata and Gabriel A. Bo 2. Ultrasonography in Bovine Gynecology Giovanni Gnemmi, Juan Carlos Gardon, and Cristina Maraboli 3. Ultrasonography of the Bovine Reproductive System: Ultrasound Management of the Male Reproductive System Giovanni Gnemmi, Juan Carlos Gardon, and Cristina Maraboli 4. Postpartum Management in Dairy Cows Giovanni Gnemmi, Juan Carlos Gardon, and Cristina Maraboli 5. Reproductive Efficiency in Dairy Cows: Changing Trends!! Ana Heras-Molina, Jose Luis Pesantez Pacheco, and Susana Astiz 6. Ovum Pick-Up (OPU) in Cattle: An Update Salvador Ruiz Lopez Part 2: Equine 7. Clinical Endocrinology of Pregnant Mares Katy Satue and Maria Marcilla 8. Equine Semen Preservation: Current and Future Trends Lydia Gil Huerta, Cristina Alvarez, and Victoria Luno Lazaro Part 3: Porcine 9. The Journey of the Porcine Spermatozoa from Its Origin to the Fertilization Site: The Road in vivo vitro Cristina Soriano-Ubeda, Francisco Alberto Garcia-Vazquez, and Carmen Matas 10. Reproductive Biotechnologies Applied to Artificial Insemination in Swine Francisco Alberto Garcia-Vazquez et al.

Veterinary and Experimental Sciences of the Catholic University of Valencia San Vicente Martir (UCV), Valencia, Spain, where he is also the Director of the UCV Veterinary Farm. He also participates in academic postgraduate activities at the Veterinary Faculty of Murcia University, Spain. He has over 30 years of teaching and research experience. He is the author of eight book chapters and has published over 200 research papers in national and international journals and conference proceedings. His main research interests include animal physiology, physiology and biotechnology of reproduction either in males or females, the study of gametes under in vitro conditions, and the use of ultrasound as a complement to physiological studies and development of applied biotechnologies. Katy Satue, PhD, is a professor in the Department of Animal Medicine and Surgery at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine of the CEU-Cardinal Herrera University, Valencia, Spain. She teaches courses in general pathology, integrated in the module of applied bases of the equine veterinary clinic for the 2nd, 3rd and 4th years of the degree program in veterinary sciences. Her research activity is focused in the field of hematology, biochemistry, immunology, and fundamentally in equine endocrinology in pregnant Spanish purebreed mares. Dr. Satue has participated in 10 research projects and has written two books and 14 book chapters published by international publishing houses related to her research areas. She has written many scientific publications in international journals and has attended many international congresses. Since 2014, she has been responsible for the Clinical Analysis Laboratory of the Veterinary Clinical Hospital of CEU Cardinal Herrera University.

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The most recent information on the practical application of a series of advanced reproductive technologies in the major farm animal species, such as cattle, pigs, and horses, with emphasis on female and male cattle. The readership will appreciate the detailed description of the technologies, their critical appraisal, the extensive reference lists, and the rich illustration of the book. -From the Foreword by Prof. Dr. Heiner Niemann, Hannover Medical University, Germany

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