Introduction to Animal Science: Global, Biological, Social and Industry Perspectives

ISBN-13: 9780134436050

ISBN-10: 0134436059

Author: W. Stephen Damron

Edition: 6th Revised edition

Publication date:
2017
Publisher:
Pearson
Format:
Hardcover 704 pages
Category:
Biology, Sociology
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Acknowledged author W. Stephen Damron wrote Introduction to Animal Science: Global, Biological, Social and Industry Perspectives comprising 704 pages back in 2017. Textbook and etextbook are published under ISBN 0134436059 and 9780134436050. Since then Introduction to Animal Science: Global, Biological, Social and Industry Perspectives textbook received total rating of 4 stars and was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $51.36 or rent at the marketplace.


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A flexible, current, and comprehensive look at the biological, industry, and species approaches to Animal Science, complete with worldview information and societal issues. Relevant and timely, Introduction to Animal Science features the most comprehensive, up-to-date coverage of the traditional disciplines that are so essential to a solid foundation in Animal Science: nutrition, digestion, feeds, genetics, reproduction, disease, and animal behavior. The text's comprehensive, non-traditional approach introduces the discipline as an ever-changing, integral part of every aspect of human existence. Author W. Stephen Damron not only presents thorough coverage of the major species and their respective concerns, he challenges readers to consider the many pressing interests relevant to Animal Science as it influences and is influenced by society today. The Sixth Edition features updated, expanded, and improved coverage including the latest statistical information as appropriate; improvements to the lactation chapter, the animal health chapter, and the animal health sections in each of the species chapters; substantial updates in the biotechnology chapter and the nutrition chapters; enhanced material on food safety; new figures and redesigned and updated graphics throughout; streamlined tables with greater emphasis on example information; and enhanced margin terms and glossary terms to facilitate reading and understanding of the material.