Environmental Stress and Amelioration in Livestock Production

  • Veerasamy Sejian
  • S.M.K. Naqvi
  • Thaddeus Ezeji
  • Jeffrey Lakritz
  • Rattan Lal

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxi
  2. Veerasamy Sejian
    Pages 1-16
  3. Stress and Livestock Productivity

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 17-17
    2. Elsa Lamy, Sofia van Harten, Elvira Sales-Baptista, Maria Manuela Mendes Guerra, André Martinho de Almeida
      Pages 19-51
    3. James Olamitibo Daramola, Monsuru Oladimeji Abioja, Okanlawon Mohammed Onagbesan
      Pages 53-73
    4. Vijai P. Maurya, Veerasamy Sejian, Kamal Kumar, Gyanendra Singh, S. M. K. Naqvi
      Pages 75-95
    5. S. M. K. Naqvi, Davendra Kumar, Rajani Kr. Paul, Veerasamy Sejian
      Pages 97-128
    6. Veerasamy Sejian, Vijai P. Maurya, Kailash C. Sharma, S. M. K. Naqvi
      Pages 129-150
  4. Management of Stresses

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 151-151
    2. Veerasamy Sejian, Silvia Valtorta, Miriam Gallardo, Anoop Kumar Singh
      Pages 153-180
    3. Veerasamy Sejian, Saumya Bahadur, Vijay Kumar Bharti, Rajendra Swaroop Srivastava
      Pages 219-241
  5. Livestock Adaptation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 243-243
    2. Sheba M. J. MohanKumar, Priya Balasubramanian, Meenambigai Dharmaraj, Puliyur S. MohanKumar
      Pages 263-298
    3. Vijay Kumar Saxena, Narayanan Krishnaswamy
      Pages 299-315
    4. Soumen Naskar, Gopal R. Gowane, Ashish Chopra, Chandan Paswan, Leslie Leo L. Prince
      Pages 317-378
    5. Robert J. Collier, Kifle Gebremedhin, Antoni R. Macko, Kajal Sankar Roy
      Pages 379-410
  6. Climate Change Impact and Adaptation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 411-411
    2. Lance H. Baumgard, Robert P. Rhoads, Michelle L. Rhoads, Nicholas K. Gabler, Jason W. Ross, Aileen F. Keating et al.
      Pages 413-468
    3. Veerasamy Sejian, Indu Shekhawat, Victor Ujor, Thaddeus Ezeji, Jeffrey Lakritz, Rattan Lal
      Pages 469-499
  7. Research and Development Priorities

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 501-501
    2. Veerasamy Sejian
      Pages 503-518
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 519-569

About this book


Given the importance of livestock to the global economy, there is a substantial need for world-class reference material on the sustainable management of livestock in diverse eco-regions. With uncertain climates involving unpredictable extreme events (e.g., heat, drought, infectious disease), environmental stresses are becoming the most crucial factors affecting livestock productivity. By systematically and comprehensively addressing all aspects of environmental stresses and livestock productivity, this volume is a useful tool for understanding the various intricacies of stress physiology. With information and case studies collected and analyzed by professionals working in diversified ecological zones, this book explores the influence of the environment on livestock production across global biomes. The challenges the livestock industry faces in maintaining the delicate balance between animal welfare and production are also highlighted.


adaptation environmental stress livestock production livestock reproduction nutrition

Editors and affiliations

  • Veerasamy Sejian
    • 1
  • S.M.K. Naqvi
    • 2
  • Thaddeus Ezeji
    • 3
  • Jeffrey Lakritz
    • 4
  • Rattan Lal
    • 5
  1. 1., Division of Physiology and BiochemistryCentral Sheep and Wool Research InstitutAvikanagar, Via-JaipurIndia
  2. 2., Division of Physiology and BiochemistryCentral Sheep and Wool Research InstitutAvikanagar, Via-JaipurIndia
  3. 3.and OARDC, Department of Animal SciencesThe Ohio State UniversityWoosterUSA
  4. 4., Department of Veterinary Clinical SciencThe Ohio State UniversityColumbusUSA
  5. 5., Carbon Management and Sequestration CentThe Ohio State UniversityColumbusUSA

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