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Williams, Tony D
Physiological adaptations for breeding in birds / Tony D. Williams
Princeton : Princeton University Press, c2012
book jacket
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 4th Floor  QL698.2 .W45 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Birds -- Reproduction
Females
Birds -- Physiology
Adaptation (Physiology)
Phenotype
Birds -- Variation
Birds -- Ecology
Physical Description xviii, 368 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 299-359) and index
Contents Introduction -- The hormonal and physiological control of egg production -- Timing of breeding -- Egg size and egg quality -- Clutch size -- Parental care : incubation and chick-rearing -- Trade-offs and carry-over effects -- Conclusions
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