Full title: Macropods [electronic resource] : The Biology of Kangaroos, Wallabies and Rat-kangaroos.
Author/creator: Eldridge, Mark, ProQuest (Firm), ProQuest Ebook Central, Coulson, Graeme.
Record Identifier: 74VvxXvmmN2b
Contents: 1 online resource (423 p.), 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 of wallaby: the influence of chewing mechanics on tooth movemen., 13 Functional pedal morphology of the extinct tree-kangaroo Bohra (Diprotodontia: Macropodidae)Part III Ecology; 14 Mycophagy in a community of macropodoid species; 15 Determining the diet of tammar wallabies on Garden Island, Western Australia, using stable isotope analysis; 16 Ecology and conservation of the antilopine wallaroo: an overview of current knowledge; 17 Effect of habitat type, sex and time of day on space use by the swamp wallaby; 18 Reassessing the spatial and temporal dynamics of kangaroo populations., 19 Impact of human disturbance on the population dynamics and ecology of tammar wallabies on Garden Island, Western Australia20 Habitat partitioning among sympatric grey kangaroos and swamp wallabies in box-ironbark remnants; 21 Diversity and distribution of helminth parasites in macropodoid marsupials; Part IV Management; 22 Returning the rat-kangaroos: translocation attempts in the family Potoroidae (superfamily Macropodoidea) and recommendations; 23 Cross-fostering and short-term pouch young isolation in macropodoid marsupials: implications for conservation and species m., 24 Roads as drivers of change for macropodids25 Speed limit, verge width and day length: major factors in road-kills of tammar wallabies on Garden Island, Western Australia; 26 Flight response as a causative factor in kangaroo-vehicle collisions; 27 Advances in fertility control technologies for managing overabundant macropodid populations; 28 Darting eastern grey kangaroos: a protocol for free-ranging populations; 29 Monitoring the fate of translocated eastern grey kangaroos at the Gold Coast; 30 Managing a kangaroo population by culling to simulate predation: the Wyperfeld trial., 31 Changes in vegetation condition following kangaroo population management in Wyperfeld National Park.
Publishers: Melbourne : CSIRO Publishing, 2010.
Description based upon print version of record.
MMS ID: 991016771789702626