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    Author(s)Edward O Price
    PublisherCABI Publishing
    Publish YearFebruary 2003


    CABI Publishing Animal Domestication and Behavior 2003 Edition by Edward O Price

    Written by a world authority on animal behaviour this is a highly original contribution to the subject that covers behaviour and domestication of farm, zoo and companion animals. This book synthesizes existing knowledge of the process of domestication and how it has affected the behaviour of captive wild and domesticated animals. Three broad themes are addressed in the Chapter structure :Genetic contributions to the process of domestication, Experimental contributions to the process of domestication and The process of feralization (i.e. the adaptation of domesticated animals when returned to their natural habitat). Table of contents :- Part One: General Aspects 1: Why Study Domestication 2: Domestication Defined 3: Approaches to the Study of Domestication 4: Preadaptations for Domestication Part Two: Genetic Mechanisms Influencing Domestication 5: Inbreeding 6: Genetic Drift 7: Artificial Selection 8: Natural Selection in Captivity 9: Relaxation of Natural Selection Part Three: Variation Under Domestication 10: Genetic Variability and Behavior 11: Morphological and Physiological Traits Part Four: Adaptation to the Biological Environment 12: Feeding and Drinking 13: Predation, Infectious Diseases and Parasites 14: Interactions with Humans 15: Social Environment Part Five: Adaptation to the Physical Environment 16: Climate and Shelter 17: Use of Space Part Six: Behavioral Development, Feralization and Animal Welfare 18: Behavioral Development in Captive Animals 19: Reintroductions and Feralization 20: Welfare and Ethics