Sturkie's Avian Physiology
by G. Causey Whittow
Publisher: Academic Press
Edition: 5th., 1999
Sturkie's Avian Physiology, Fifth Edition is the classic comprehensive single volume on the physiology of both domestic and wild birds. Thoroughly revised and updated, the book now includes chapters on the physiology of incubation and growth. The chapters on the nervous system and sensory organs have been greatly expanded incorporating many recent advances. Also included are chapters on the physiology of flight, reproduction in both male and female birds, and the immunophysiology of birds. This latest edition, like the earlier editions, is a must for anyone interested in comparative physiology, poultry science, veterinary medicine, and related fields. Once again, this volume establishes the standard for those who need the latest and best information on the physiology of birds.
* Compact and comprehensive
* Coverage of both domestic and wild birds
* Special chapter on flight
* Unique chapters on incubation physiology and the physiology of growth.