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Controlling Reproduction - J.S.M Hutchinson

Controlling Reproduction


Published: 31st August 1993
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In this text, the author reviews reproductive function in humans and wild and domestic mammals, highlighting the loci suitable for manipulation. Topics covered and discussed include: the needs and potential value of manipulating reproduction - including population control/family planning, increasing fertility, out of season breeding and conservation of wild species; the current methods of controlling reproduction, and their advantages and disadvantages; and the future potential of new methods. This book should be of interest to postgraduate students and researchers in zoology, physiology, medical and veterinary sciences and agriculture.

Foreword. Preface. Challenges for reproductive biology. Background reproductive biology. Rhythms and limitations of reproduction. Reproductive manipulations: what to manipulate and what to use. Methods of assessment of reproductive function. Methods for reproductive induction, stimulation, or assistance. Control of fertility: contraception. Social and ethical consideration. Conclusions. Appendix A: Glossary. Further reading. Index.

ISBN: 9780412443107
ISBN-10: 0412443104
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 234
Published: 31st August 1993
Publisher: Chapman and Hall
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 1.35
Weight (kg): 0.36