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Author Valkiūnas, G. (Gediminas)
Title Avian malaria parasites and other haemosporidia / Gediminas Valkiunas
Imprint Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press, 2004
book jacket
 Life Sci. LIB  SF995.6.M3 V174a 2005    AVAILABLE    30150100268264
Descript x, 932 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Note Life cycle and morphology of haemoproteidae species -- Life cycle and morphology of plasmodiidae species -- Life cycle and morphology of garniidae species -- Life cycle and morphology of leucocytozoidae species -- A brief outline of the ultrastructure -- Specificity and general principles of species identification -- Pathogenicity -- Distribution -- Certain peculiarities of the ecological study of bird parasites -- The role of seasonal migrations in the distribution of bird haemosporidians -- Seasonal peculiarities of bird infection -- Age peculiarities of bird infection -- Biotic factors influencing the probability of bird infection -- Haemosporidians as biological tags in bird population studies -- Haemosporidians as objects for analysis in the evolutionary and population biology of birds -- Relapses -- Peculiarities of immunity -- Prevention and treatment -- Taxonomy and classification -- Origin and phylogeny -- Practical importance -- Methods of collection and investigation -- Methods of species identification and recommendations for their description -- Systematic section
Previously published in Russian and French
Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Avian malaria
Birds -- Parasites
Birds -- Diseases
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