Reproductive Technologies in Animals

Reproductive Technologies in Animals

1st Edition - May 28, 2020

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  • Editor: Giorgio Presicce
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128171080
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128171073

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Reproductive Technologies in Animals provides the most updated and comprehensive knowledge on the various aspects and applications of reproductive technologies in production animals as well as companion, wild, exotic, and laboratory animals and birds. The text synthesizes historical information and recent discoveries, while dealing with economical and geographical issues related to the implementation of the same technologies. It also presents the effects of reproductive technology implementation on animal welfare and the possible threat of pathogen transmission.Reproductive Technologies in Animals is an important resource for academics, researchers, professionals in public and private animal business, and students at the undergraduate and graduate levels, as it gives a full and detailed first-hand analysis of all species subjected to the use of reproductive technologies.

Key Features

  • Provides research from a team of scientists and researchers whose expertise spans all aspects of animal reproductive technologies
  • Addresses the use of reproductive technologies in a wide range of animal species
  • Offers a complete description and historical background for each species described
  • Discusses successes and failure as well as future challenges in reproductive technologies


Researchers and postgraduate students in animal production, animal science, and veterinary medicine

Table of Contents

  • 1. Reproductive Technologies in Cattle
    James Richard Pursley and Jose Cibelli
    2. Reproductive Technologies in the Equine
    Marina Sansinena
    3. Reproductive Technologies in Sheep
    Salvatore Naitana and Sergio Ledda
    4. Reproductive Technologies in Goats
    Maria Teresa Paramio, Dolors Izquierdo and Sandra Soto-Heras
    5. Reproductive Technologies in Swine
    Joaquin Gadea, Pilar Coy, Carmen Matas, Raquel Romar and Sebastian Canovas
    6. Reproductive Technologies in the Buffalo
    Bianca Gasparrini, Giorgio A. Presicce, Gianluca Neglia, Riccardo Negrin and Luigi Zicarelli
    7. Reproductive Technologies for the Conservation of Wildlife and Endangered Species
    Gabriela Mastromonaco
    8. Reproductive Technologies in Camelids
    Julian A. Skidmore, Clara Malo, Elizabeth Crichton, Nisar Wani, Muren Herrid and Jane Vaughan
    9. Reproductive Technologies in Companion Animals Gaia
    Cecilia Luvoni, Maria Giorgia Morselli and Martina Colombo
    10. Reproductive Technologies in Laboratory Animals
    Takehito Kaneko and Wiebke Garrels
    11. Standard and innovative reproductive biotechnologies for the development of finfish farming
    Jennie Risopatrón Gonzales, Osvaldo Merino Painen, Jorge Farías Avendaño, Iván Valdebenito Isler, Leydy Yasmin Sandoval Vargas and Elías E. Figueroa Figueroa Villalobos
    12. Reproductive Technologies in nonhuman primates
    Shihua Yang and Zulqarnain Baloch
    13. Reproductive Technologies in Avian Species
    Judit Barna, Krisztina Liptoi, Eszter Patakiné Várkonyi and Barbara Vegi
    14. Reproductive Technologies in the Honey Bee
    Ajda Moskric, Giovanni Formato, Maja Ivana Smodis Skerl and Janez Presern
    15. Spermatogonial Stem Cells: from Mouse to Dairy Goat
    Jinlain Hua, John Clotaire Daguia Zambe and Yudong Wei
    16. Reproductive technologies and pathogen transmission
    Julie Gard

Product details

  • No. of pages: 306
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2020
  • Published: May 28, 2020
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128171080
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128171073

About the Editor

Giorgio Presicce

Dr. Giorgio A. Presicce, DVM, serves as a manager and expert on animal production and reproductive technologies in farm animals for ARSIAL, a governmental regional agency in Rome, Italy, on the forefront of innovation in agriculture. He served the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations in The Gambia at the International Trypanotolerant Centre. Dr. Presicce received his PhD from the University of Naples, Italy, in veterinary obstetrics and gynecology, followed by a post-doctoral position conducted at the Department of Animal Science at Cornell University, New York, United States, in farm animal reproductive physiology and embryo biotechnologies. He was a visiting assistant professor at the same department, and later a researcher scientist at PPL Therapeutics Inc., in Blacksburg, Virginia, United States, on the implementation of reproductive technologies in cattle. He received the China Friendship Award for scientific contributions in 2006.

Affiliations and Expertise

Scientific Research Leader, ARSIAL, Roma, Italy

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