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Monitoring changes in reproductive status

Monitoring changes in reproductive status over botanic gardens; the stage is set to take this one step further. ACKNOWl.t.l>GEMENTS The authors wish to thank ail those zoos which took part in the survey. REFERENCE ANON. (1984): Nursery sources: native plants and mild Jowers. Framingham, MA: New England Wild Flower Society. I n t . Zou ).'/I. (1986) 24/25: 12&130 Monitoring changes in reproductive status J . K . HODGES MRCIAFRC Comparative P h y s i o l o n Research Group, Institute of Zoology, The Zoological Socicty oJ'London, Regent's Park, London NWI 1 R Y , Great Britain Practical and reliable methods for monitoring reproductive status are essential for any work designed to enhance the captive breeding of rare or endangered species. T h e ability to provide an objective assessment of reproductive condition strengthens the basis for selection of individuals for intensive management programmes, or for breeding loan, and is of key importance in the recognition and treatment of reproductive disorders. More specifically, the development of controlled breeding strategies for many species depends upon the availability of methods for the detection and timing of ovulation and pregnancy. Timed mating, which is often used for controlling natural breeding, clearly requires a means http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png International Zoo Yearbook Wiley

Monitoring changes in reproductive status

International Zoo Yearbook , Volume 24 (1) – Jan 1, 1986

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Wiley
Copyright
Copyright © 1986 Wiley Subscription Services, Inc., A Wiley Company
ISSN
0074-9664
eISSN
1748-1090
DOI
10.1111/j.1748-1090.1985.tb02527.x
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Abstract

over botanic gardens; the stage is set to take this one step further. ACKNOWl.t.l>GEMENTS The authors wish to thank ail those zoos which took part in the survey. REFERENCE ANON. (1984): Nursery sources: native plants and mild Jowers. Framingham, MA: New England Wild Flower Society. I n t . Zou ).'/I. (1986) 24/25: 12&130 Monitoring changes in reproductive status J . K . HODGES MRCIAFRC Comparative P h y s i o l o n Research Group, Institute of Zoology, The Zoological Socicty oJ'London, Regent's Park, London NWI 1 R Y , Great Britain Practical and reliable methods for monitoring reproductive status are essential for any work designed to enhance the captive breeding of rare or endangered species. T h e ability to provide an objective assessment of reproductive condition strengthens the basis for selection of individuals for intensive management programmes, or for breeding loan, and is of key importance in the recognition and treatment of reproductive disorders. More specifically, the development of controlled breeding strategies for many species depends upon the availability of methods for the detection and timing of ovulation and pregnancy. Timed mating, which is often used for controlling natural breeding, clearly requires a means

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International Zoo YearbookWiley

Published: Jan 1, 1986

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