Harold Fox Edited by
Matthew Tompkins, Christopher Dyer
A striking and famous feature of the English landscape, Dartmoor is a beautiful place, with a sense of wildness and mystery. This book provides a new perspective on an important aspect of Dartmoor’s past. Its focus is transhumance: the seasonal transfer of grazing animals to different pastures.
Prof. Peter R. Davies, Dr Jan Dahl, Dr Paul Ebner, Dr Yingying Hong, Dr Amy-Lynn Hall, Prof. R. D. Warner, F. R. Dunshea, H. A. Channon, Mingyang Huang, Yu Wang, Prof. Chi-Tang Ho, Xin Sun, Prof. Eric Berg, Lauren E. O'Connor, Prof. Wayne W. Campbell, Prof. G. J. Thoma, Phung Le Dinh, Dr Andre Aarnink, Prof. Sandra Edwards, Dr Christine Leeb Edited by
Prof. Alan Mathew
Pig meat is the most widely-consumed meat in the world. This volume addresses some of the key challenges facing pig farming such as the continuing threat from zoonoses, ways of maintaining and improving meat quality as well as making pig production more sustainable.
Dr David S. Buchanan, Prof. Jack C. M. Dekkers, Prof. Glen W. Almond, Emily Mahan-Riggs, Dr M. L. W. J. Broekhuijse, Duy Ngoc Do, Prof. Haja N. Kadarmideen, Prof. R. J. van Barneveld, R. J. E. Hewitt, D. N. D'Souza, Prof. J. F. Patience, Dr Sung Woo Kim, Charlotte Lauridsen, Dr J. Jacques Matte, Dr Ludovic Brossard, Jean-Yves Dourmad, Florence Garcia-Launay, Jaap van Milgen, Dr M. R. Bedford, C. L. Walk, Dr John M. Brameld, David M. Brown, Tim Parr, Ms Ingunn Stensland, John R. Pluske, Dr Candido Pomar, Ines Andretta, Luciano Hauschild Edited by
Prof. Julian Wiseman
Pig production faces many hurdles in meeting increasing global demand sustainably. This volume discusses advances in breeding to improve both productivity and quality. It also reviews key developments in improving animal nutrition.
Prof. C. J. C. Phillips, Dr Jan Hultgren, Prof. Jeffrey Rushen, Prof. Jennie E. Pryce, Yvette de Haas, Dr Carmen Gallo, Ana Strappini, Emily Miller-Cushon, Dr Ken Leslie, Trevor DeVries, Anusha Bulumulla, Dr Mi Zhou, Prof. Le Luo Guan, Prof. John McNamara, Prof. Pekka Huhtanen, Prof. Michel A. Wattiaux, Matias A. Aguerre, Sanjeewa D. Ranathunga, Prof. J. R. Roche, Dr Michael Blümmel, Dr A. Muller, Dr C. Schader, M. Herrero, M. R. Garg, Prof. C. Jamie Newbold, Dr Gregory B. Penner, Prof. Kenneth Nordlund, Prof. Alexander C. O. Evans, Shenming Zeng, Dr P. Moroni, Dr F. Welcome, M. F. Addis, Dr Nick Bell, Prof. Wendela Wapenaar, Simon Archer, John Remnant, Alan Murphy, Prof. Jacqueline B. Matthews, Prof. Michael Stear, Karen Fairlie-Clarke, Nicholas Jonsson, Bonnie Mallard, David Groth, Prof. David C. Barrett, Kristen K. Reyher, Andrea Turner, David A. Tisdall, Mr Jonathan Statham Edited by
Prof. John Webster
Animal health and welfare are of major importance in dairy farming. This collection looks at the key issues affecting dairy herd welfare as well as ways of optimising dairy cattle nutrition. It also reviews ways of detecting, preventing and managing diseases affecting dairy cattle.
Dr O. Huguenin-Elie, Dr L. Delaby, Dr K. Klumpp, Dr S. Lemauviel-Lavenant, Dr J. Ryschawy, Dr R. Sabatier, Prof. Michael R. F. Lee, Dr M. Jordana Rivero, Dr John W. Cone, Dr D. F. Chapman, Dr W. M. Griffiths, Dr Richard Kipling, Dr Lilian Elgalise Techio Pereira, Dr Sila Carneiro da Silva, Dr Cory Matthew, Dr Ignacio F. López, Dr André Fischer Sbrissia, Dr F. Ortega, Dr L. Inostroza, Dr C. Moscoso, Dr L. Parra, Dr A. Quiroz, Dr D. R. Woodfield, Dr H. G. Judson, Dr Deirdre Hennessy, Prof. David Hannaway, Dr Linda J. Brewer, Dr Steve Fransen, Dr Glenn Shewmaker, Dr Shannon Williams, Dr Sarah Baker, Dr Michael Wachendorf, Prof. D. Barker, Dr Jean L. Steiner, Dr Pradeep Wagle, Dr Prasanna Gowda, Dr Graeme W. Bourdôt, Dr Michael G. Cripps, Prof. Llewellyn L. Manske, Dr J. L. Peyraud, Dr R. Delagarde, Prof. J. Isselstein, Prof. Pekka Huhtanen, Dr Ulrich Thumm, Dr Thomas F. Döring, Prof. Ulrich Köpke Edited by
Prof. Athole Marshall, Dr Rosemary Collins
In many countries there has been a shift to intensive grassland livestock systems with higher environmental impact. There is also greater understanding of the wider role of grasslands in delivering ecosystem services. This collection reviews current research into the more sustainable use of agricultural grassland.