Encyclopedia of Reproduction
The more than 550 articles in the "Encyclopedia of Reproduction" encompass every aspect of the biology of reproduction throughout the entire animal kingdom, covering invertebrates to humans. Each article includes a glossary and an introduction, as well as illustrations and a bibliography. Extensive aids to the reader are provided through a detailed subject index, cross references to related articles, and an index of articles by category. The Encyclopedia is designed to answer any and all questions related to this fundamentally important field, in non-mammalian as well as mammalian systems, from the most basic to the latest advances in assisted reproduction in humans. It is the first and only work to cover all aspects of reproduction in the animal kingdom, including humans and other primates, mammals, birds, reptiles and amphibia, fish, and invertebrates. This is a four-volume set with topics arranged A to Z for easy reference. There are more than 550 separate articles, all commissioned for this work. Editorial direction by Ernst Knobil and Jimmy D. Neill, noted reproductive biologists and co-editors of the standard reference in the field.
Distinguished Editorial Board composed of 15 experts and prominent scientists serving as Associate Editors. Articles are by more than 700 authors from leading institutions of reproductive science around the world. There are 1350 figures and 300 tables complement the text of the articles, 3000 glossary entries explain key terms, further reading lists that appear at the end of each entry. Extensive cross-referencing system links related articles. There is large 8 1/2 x 11 page size, easy-to-read double-column format.