Editor: Giorgio A. Presicce

The Buffalo (Bubalus bubalis) – Production and Research

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ISBN: 978-1-68108-418-3 (Print)
ISBN: 978-1-68108-417-6 (Online)
Year of Publication: 2017
DOI: 10.2174/97816810841761170101

Introduction

This handbook aims at focusing on the husbandry of the common water buffalo, (Bubalis bubalis). The book covers a broad range of topics such as the buffalo’s genetic evolution, cytogenetics, subspecies, breed diversification, feeding and metabolic specificity, adaptable response to environmental stress factors, welfare, dairy requirements and production, reproduction and embryo technologies, cryopreservation, sperm cell sexing, somatic cell cloning and transgenesis.

Chapters presented and reviewed in this book have been by contributed by renowned scientists that have devoted years of research to the understanding of this species, and highlight the most recent advances in basic and applied science to unveil the understanding of physiological facets intrinsic to this animal species.

The depth of the selected topics makes this book especially suited for readers of all academic levels of study. Researchers, students and professionals will find this book a useful guide to breeding and farming the water buffalo.

Contributors

Editor(s):
Giorgio A. Presicce
ARSIAL, Regione Lazio, Via R. Lanciani, 38 - 00161
Rome
Italy




Contributor(s):
Pietro Sampaio BARUSELLI
Departamento de Reprodução Animal, FMVZ-USP
São Paulo, SP
Brazil


Giovanna BIFULCO
Department of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Production
Federico II University, V. Delpino 1, 80137
Naples
Italy


Antonio BOSCO
Department of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Productions
University of Naples Federico II, CREMOPAR Regione Campania
Italy


Ada BRAGHIERI
Scuola di Scienze Agrarie, Forestali, Alimentari ed Ambientali
Università della Basilicata, Via dell’Ateneo Lucano 10, 85100
Potenza
Italy


Narongsak CHAIYABUTR
Dairy Cattle Physiology Division, National Dairy Research
Institute, Karnal-13200
Haryana
India


Vongpasith CHANTHAKHOUN
Department of Animal Science, Faculty of Agriculture and Forest Resources
Souphanouvong University
Laos


Giuseppe CRINGOLI
Department of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Productions
University of Naples Federico II
CREMOPAR Regione Campania
Italy


Libertado C. CRUZ
Philippine Carabao Center (PCC)
Science City of Muñoz 3120
Nueva Ecija
Philippines


Gautam Kumar DEB
Division of Applied Life Science (BK21 Program)
Graduate School of Gyeongsang National University and Animal Production Research Division, Bangladesh Livestock Research Institute, Savar
Dhaka–1341
Bangladesh


Giuseppe DE ROSA
Dipartimento di Agraria
Università di Napoli Federico II, Via Università 133, 80055 Portici (NA)
Italy


Bianca GASPARRINI
Department of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Production
Federico II University, Via F. Delpino 1
80137 Naples
Italy


Fernando GRASSO
Dipartimento di Agraria
Università di Napoli Federico II, Via Università 133, 80055 Portici (NA)
Italy


Alessandra IANNUZZI
National Research Council (CNR)
Institute of Animal Production Systems in Mediterranean Environment (ISPAAM), Laboratory of Animal Cytogenetics and Gene Mapping
Naples
Italy


Leopoldo IANNUZZI
National Research Council (CNR)
Institute of Animal Production Systems in Mediterranean Environment (ISPAAM), Laboratory of Animal Cytogenetics and Gene Mapping
Naples
Italy


Pichad KHEJORNSART
Tropical Feed Resources Research and Development Center (TROFREC), Department of Animal Science
Faculty of Agriculture, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen, 20004
Thailand


Il Keun KONG
Division of Applied Life Science (BK21 Program)
Graduate School of Gyeongsang National University and Institute of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Jinju 660-701, Gyeongnam
Republic of Korea


Maria Paola MAURELLI
Department of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Productions
University of Naples Federico II
CREMOPAR Regione Campania
Italy


Claro N. MINGALA
Philippine Carabao Center (PCC)
Science City of Muñoz 3120
Nueva Ecija
Philippines


Fabio NAPOLITANO
Scuola di Scienze Agrarie, Forestali, Alimentari ed Ambientali
Università della Basilicata, Via dell’Ateneo Lucano 10, 85100
Potenza
Italy


Gianluca NEGLIA
Department of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Production
Federico II University, V. Delpino 1, 80137
Naples
Italy


Egil Robert ORSKOV
International Feed Resource Unit
Macaulay Land Use Research Institute
UK


Corrado PACELLI
Scuola di Scienze Agrarie, Forestali, Alimentari ed Ambientali
Università della Basilicata, Via dell’Ateneo Lucano 10, 85100
Potenza
Italy


Rangsun PARNPAI
Embryo Technology and Stem Cell Research Center
School of Biotechnology, Suranaree University of Technology
Nakhon Ratchasima 30000
Thailand


Alfredo PAUCIULLO
National Research Council (CNR)
Institute of Animal Production Systems in Mediterranean Environment (ISPAAM), Laboratory of Animal Cytogenetics and Gene Mapping
Naples
Italy


Ruangyot PILAJUN
Tropical Feed Resources Research and Development Center (TROFREC)
Department of Animal Science, Faculty of Agriculture, Khon Kaen University
Khon Kaen, 20004
Thailand


Giorgio Antonio PRESICCE
ARSIAL, Regione Lazio, Via R. Lanciani, 38 - 00161
Rome
Italy


Laura RINALDI
Department of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Productions
University of Naples Federico II
CREMOPAR Regione Campania
Italy


Marina SANSINENA
Technical Department of Argentine Buffalo Breeders Association
International Consultant, Arcos 1325, 1426
Buenos Aires
Argentina


Vo Thi Kim THANH
Department of Animal Physiology
Hue University of Agriculture and Forestry
Vietnam


Ramesh C. UPADHYAY
Dairy Cattle Physiology Division
National Dairy Research Institute, Karnal-13200
Haryana
India


Marvin A. VILLANUEVA
Philippine Carabao Center (PCC)
Science City of Muñoz 3120
Nueva Ecija
Philippines


M. WANAPAT
Tropical Feed Resources Research and Development Center (TROFREC)
Department of Animal Science, Faculty of Agriculture, Khon Kaen University
Khon Kaen, 20004
Thailand


Marco ZAVA
Technical Department of Argentine Buffalo Breeders Association
International Consultant, Arcos 1325, 1426
Buenos Aires
Argentina


Luigi ZICARELLI
Dipartimento di Medicina Veterinaria e Produzioni Animali - Università "Federico II" - Napoli
Via Delpino, 1 - 80137 Napoli
Italy




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