Reproduction in Animal Life Cycles
Unit 11, which deals with cell division and life cycles in general, is an essential introduction to this unit. You should also have a basic knowledge of natural selection, cell structure, homeostasis and communication between cells (Units 2,4,15,16 and 17).
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- Barnes, R.S.K., Calow, P. and Olive, P.J.W. The Invertebrates: a New Synthesis (2nd ed.) (Oxford: Blackwell Science, 1993). This book contains a good chapter on invertebrate life cycles and reproduction.Google Scholar
- Guyton, A.C. and Hall, J.E. Textbook of Medical Physiology (9th ed.) (Philadelphia: Saunders, 1996). I like this hefty textbook for its thoroughness and clear, no-frills diagrams. A good general physiology book for mammalian reproduction.Google Scholar
- Guyton, A.C. Human Physiology and Mechanisms of Disease (5th ed.) (Philadelphia: Saunders, 1992). Effectively a shorter, boiled-down version of Guyton and Hall.Google Scholar
- Johnson, M.H. and Everitt, B.J. Essential Reproduction (3rd ed.) (Oxford: Blackwell Science, 1988). A more specific, detailed introduction to reproduction in mammals, written for medical, veterinary and biology students.Google Scholar