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Science of Animal Agriculture - by Ray V. Herren (Hardcover)
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With up-to-date information, a highly visual presentation, and a reader-friendly writing style, this trusted text offers an ideal introduction to basic science concepts involved in the production of agricultural animals. THE SCIENCE OF ANIMAL AGRICULTURE, Fifth Edition, explores key scientific principles while emphasizing their practical applications, clearly demonstrating the integral connections between science and agriculture. You'll learn about biological processes including reproduction, growth and development, and animal behavior, as well as production-related topics such as nutrition, disease, and the latest in animal biotechnology. The author also addresses key issues in today's agricultural industry, such as animal welfare, consumer concerns, and environmental considerations, providing further insights to prepare you for career success.