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  • Neonatal recognition in sheep 

    Burger, B. V.; Viviers, Marlize Z.; Le Roux, Niel J.; Morris, John; Bekker, Jan P. I.; Le Roux, Maritha (Springer New York, 2013)
    The strong bond formed between ewe and lamb shortly after parturition is an important factor in lamb survival. Evidence exists that the ewe can distinguish her lamb by its unique smell, but the constituents of such a ...
  • Capillary gas chromatography in the identification of semiochemicals 

    Burger, B. V. (InCom publishers, 1997)
    The role of gas chromatography and its ancillary techniques in the identification of pheromones and other semiochemicals over the last 30 years is discussed, using some examples from research on chemical communication in ...
  • Olfactory ecology 

    Tribe, G. D.; Burger, B. V. (Wiley-Blackwell, 2011)
    INTRODUCTION: As the morning sky over Zululand begins to lighten, and before the intense heat of the sun's rays breaks through the morning mist, the air is filled with the sound of flying dung beetles as they begin to ...
  • Mass spectrometry in pheromone research 

    Burger, B. V. (Elsevier, 2005)
    INTRODUCTION: The application of mass spectral techniques in the identifica tion of compounds invo lved in chemical communication between living organisms will be discussed in this a rticle. These biologically ...
  • Mammalian semiochemicals 

    Burger, B. V. (Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2005)
    Progress that has been made in research on the chemical aspects of mammalian semiochemistry over the past decade is discussed on the basis of examples from the most topical problem areas. The chemical characterization of ...