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Title Macropods : the biology of kangaroos, wallabies, and rat-kangaroos / editors, Graeme Coulson and Mark Eldridge
Published Collingwood, Vic. : CSIRO Pub., [2010]
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 408 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents Cover; Contributors; Preface; Part I Genetics, reproduction and development; 1 Mapping genes on tammar wallaby target chromosomes; 2 Genetic architecture of the macropodid immune system; 3 Marsupials as models for mammalian pre-natal development: the tammar wallaby; 4 Population genetic studies of the Macropodoidea: a review; 5 Sex chromosome microsatellites: new tools for macropodoid population ecology; 6 Sperm competition in the Macropodoidea: a review of evidence; 7 Dominance and paternity in the tammar wallaby
8 Strong matrilineal structuring in the brush-tailed rock-wallaby confirmed by spatial patterns of mitochondrial DNAPart II Morphology and physiology; 9 Energetic characteristics of macropodoid locomotion; 10 Development of endothermy and non-shivering thermogenesis in the Tasmanian bettong: a review; 11 Mechanistic explanations for drought-related mortality of juvenile red kangaroos: implications for population dynamics and; 12 Mesial drift and mesial shift in the molars of four species
Summary This book covers the proceedings of a major 2006 symposium on macropods that brought together the many recent advances in the biology of this diverse group of marsupials
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Notes Print version record
Subject Kangaroos -- Australia.
Potoroidae -- Australia.
Wallabies -- Australia.
Form Electronic book
Author Coulson, G. M. (Graeme M.)
Eldridge, Mark Derek Bruce.
CSIRO (Australia)
ISBN 0643098186 (electronic bk.)
9780643098183 (electronic bk.)