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Wildlife contraception

Wildlife contraception

issues, methods, and applications

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Published by Johns Hopkins University Press in Baltimore, MD .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by Cheryl S. Asa and Ingrid J. Porton.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsSK
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxii, 256 p. ;
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22636443M
ISBN 100801883040

  In , researchers at the University of California at Davis invented PZP, the first birth-control vaccine for animals other than humans. When injected, PZP causes a female’s immune system to. Cheryl Asa, PhD. Dr. Cheryl Asa has managed the contraception program for the American Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) for more than 20 years, first as chair of the Contraception Advisory Group then as director of the AZA Wildlife Contraception Center, formed in .

45 When, Where and for What Wildlife Species Will Contraception Be a Useful Management Approach? Kathleen A. Fagerstone, Lowell A. Miller, Kimberly S. Bynum, John D. Eisemann, and Christi Yoder USDA APHIS Wildlife Services, National Wildlife Research Center, Fort .   Buy Wildlife Contraception: Issues, Methods, and Applications (Zoo and Aquarium Biology and Conservation Series) by Asa, Cheryl S., Porton, Ingrid J. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Free UK delivery on eligible orders/5(3).

importance relative to wildlife contraception: (1) getting the contraceptive agent into the animal and (2) control- ling the release of the drug in a manner that either maximizes or prolongs its efficacy. This chapter will describe devices for remotely delivering contracep-. This volume presents the first comprehensive look at fertility contol in wildlife. It also has historical interest, because these essays are among the first to reveal some of the ptoblems associated with hormonal contraception. In addition these essays detail botht he first attempts at immunocontraception as well as the first attempts to deliver contraceptives :


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Wildlife contraception Download PDF EPUB FB2

Wildlife Contraception Book. Edited by Cheryl S. Asa and Ingrid J. Porton. This collection of essays is the first major work in more than a decade to discuss the critical issue of wildlife contraception and the first to consider contraception for.

Using the most recent data and findings, this comprehensive collection addresses problems related to unrestricted population growth, the ethics of wildlife contraception, and regulatory issues for wildlife managers, animal rights organizations, zoos worldwide, and anyone interested in the humane control of animal populations/5(3).

The authors, leading international experts on the subject, analyze the use of wildlife contraception for various animal populations, including nonhuman primates, ungulates, pinnipeds, cetaceans, and other mammals.

The chapters examine and critique types of contraception, and their effects, and explore the best method for each situation. Get this from a library.

Wildlife contraception: issues, methods, and applications. [Cheryl S Asa; Ingrid J Porton;] -- "This collection of essays is the first major work in more than a decade to discuss the critical issue of wildlife contraception and the first ever to take up contraception - both theory and practice.

Octavo, pp.,illustrations, fine copy in dustwrapper. Zoo and Aquarium Biology Conservation Series. This collection of essays is the first major work in more than a decade to discuss the critical issue of wildlife contraception and the first ever to take up contraception for wild animals in captivity, including both theory and practice.

About this book. This collection of essays is the first major work in more than a decade to discuss the critical issue of wildlife contraception and the first ever to take up contraception-both theory and practice-for wild animals in captivity.

The authors, leading international experts on the subject, analyze the use of wildlife contraception for various animal populations, including nonhuman primates, ungulates, pinnipeds, cetaceans, and other mammals.

The chapters examine and critique types of contraception, and their effects, and explore the best method for each : The International Wildlife Contraception Data- base, housed at the St.

Louis Zoo, was developed and is maintained by Ingrid Porton and Betsy Hornbeck of the Contraception Advisory Group. Begun in and updated from yearly surveys, it currently contains. Wildlife contraceptives of various kinds are under ceptives such as these are intended to control population growth among both tame and wild animals.

White-tailed deer may be controlled with contraceptives in suburban areas, where they are sometimes a parts of the United States, does are shot with darts containing a contraceptive vaccine. This collection of essays is the first major work in more than a decade to discuss the critical issue of wildlife contraception and the first ever to take up contraception-both theory and practice-for wild animals in captivity.

The authors, leading international experts on the subject, analyze the use of wildlife contraception for various animal populations, including nonhuman 5/5(1). Contraceptive success has been achieved in more than 85 different wildlife species, at the level of both the individual animal and the population.

At the population management level with free-ranging species, the primary focus has been on wild Cited by: ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: "Proceedings of a symposium held in Philadelphia, November "--Page [v]. Description. Wildlife Contraception book; Contraception Program of AZA Reproduction Management Center.

That initiative led eventually to creation of the AZA Wildlife Contraception Center (WCC) at the Saint Louis Zoo in Inthe WCC was renamed the Reproductive Management Center (RMC) to reflect an increase in scope beyond contraception, to. This book is the result of the conference entitled "Contraception in Wildlife Management" that was convened by the Denver Wildlife Research Center October, in Denver, CO.

We gratefully acknowledge the sponsors that made this meeting possible, including the Humane Society of the United States, the Wildlife Management Institute.

Wildlife Contraception includes contributions from 11 authors whose cumulative expertise broadly and thoroughly spans this emerging field.

Many of the contributors hail from professional appointments that emphasize managing wildlife species in captive settings, a point reflected throughout the book.

2. Fertility Control Methods Currently Used. A wide diversity of methods has been applied to wildlife fertility control over several decades. Table 1 lists the most commonly applied fertility control approaches in free-ranging mammals. Fertility control methods vary greatly in the mechanism of action of the treatment applied, as well as the administration method used to Cited by: Boston Women's Health Book Collective (shelved 1 time as contraception) avg rating — 7, ratings — published   Fertility control in wildlife: review of current status, including novel and future technologies.

In: Holt WV, Brown JL, Comizzoli P, editors. Reproductive sciences in animal conservation: advances in experimental medicine and by: 1. annotated bibliography for wildlife contraception Download annotated bibliography for wildlife contraception or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format.

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Wildlife Contraception by Cheryl S. Asa,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.4/5(3). Contraception in Other Mammals K. E. DEMATTEO Contraceptive Agents in Aggression Control L. M. PENFOLD, M. L. PATTON, AND W. JTMCHLE Contraception in Free-Ranging Wildlife J.

F. KIRKPATRICK AND K. M. FRANK Epilogue: Future Directions in Wildlife Contraception C. S. ASA AND I. J. PORTON Appendix Contributors .Reviews "Those managing animal populations in zoos and in fragmented populations of endangered species in the wild will benefit greatly by having this comprehensive book on contraception.

It provides powerful approaches to controlling reproduction in these populations without disrupting the social structures and behavior of the animals involved.There are also details on the Wildlife Contraception Book. Cambridge Center The Cambridge Center’s mission: to advance the scientific study of behavior and its humane application to the solution of practical problems, including the prevention and relief of human suffering.