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Comparative phylembryogenetic dimensionality of neonatal birds.

David Kenneth Wetherbee

Comparative phylembryogenetic dimensionality of neonatal birds.

by David Kenneth Wetherbee

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Published in Pomfret, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Birds -- Embryology.,
  • Birds -- Phylogeny.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliography.

    Other titlesPhylembryogenetic dimensionality of neonatal birds.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL959 .W4
    The Physical Object
    Pagination260 l.
    Number of Pages260
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5809343M
    LC Control Number60039946

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      As comparative avian sequences are being accumulated ever more rapidly by PCR approaches, qualitatively new comparative genomics resources and approaches are making their entrance into ornithology, and have already contributed to phylogenetic studies in mammals and other groups (Thomas et al. ; Sasaki et al. a).The rate of nucleotide . This study was aimed at comparing nutrient composition of some bird eggs in their raw and boiled forms. The different varieties were exotic chicken, local chicken, turkey, quail and guinea fowl eggs. The eggs were shelled and their contents (boiled and raw) lyophilized. Standard AOAC methods were used for determination of proximate, mineral and vitamin compositions.

      Phylogeography and Population Genetics in Crustacea book. Edited By Christoph Held, Stefan Koenemann, Christoph D. Schubart. Edition 1st Edition. By CHRISTOPHER E. BIRD, STEPHEN A. KARL, PETER E. SMOUSE & ROBERT J. TOONEN. View abstract. chapter Comparative phylogeography of three achelate lobster species from Macaronesia . The duration of the developmental period represents a fundamental axis of life history variation in animals, yet broad insights regarding the drivers of this diversity are currently lacking. Here using embryological data combined with information on incubation and fledging periods for species, we test key mechanistic and adaptive explanations for the evolutionary diversification .


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