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dc.contributor.authorMunro, S. Sterlingen
dc.date.accessioned2019-02-15T14:38:22Z
dc.date.available2019-02-15T14:38:22Z
dc.date.issued1937en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1842/35433
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dc.description.abstractI. The Biology of Fowl Sperm. 1. The effect of testis hormone on the preservation of sperm life in the vas deferens of the fowl. • 2. Functional changes in fowl sperm during their passage through the excurrent ducts of the male. • 3. Fowl sperm immobilization by a temperature - media interaction and its biological significance. • 4. The effect of dilution and density on the fertilizing capacity of fowl sperm suspensions. • 5. The technique and errors involved in counting fowl sperm with the haemacytometer. • 6. Motility and fertilizing capacities of fowl sperm in the excretory ducts. • 7. The preparation of avian sperm smears for microscopy. • • II. The Inheritance of Egg Production in the Dourest Fowl 8. General considerations. • 9. Increases in production, their extent and characteristics with a discussion of causal factors. • 10. Differences in transmitting ability of dams and the degree of dam- daughter correlation. • 11. Reliability of progeny tests of sires. • 12. Relation of production to mortality. • • III. Studies on Egg Quality. 13. Effect of heredity on interior egg quality and shell composition. • 14, Correlations between certain fresh and storage measurements in egg yolk and white. • 15. method of measuring the strength of the yolk membrane.en
dc.publisherThe University of Edinburghen
dc.relation.ispartofAnnexe Thesis Digitisation Project 2019 Block 22en
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dc.titleStudies on the genetics and physiology of reproduction in the fowlen
dc.typeThesis or Dissertationen
dc.type.qualificationlevelDoctoralen
dc.type.qualificationnameDSc Doctor of Scienceen


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