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a.1.(Zool.) Like the Gallinae (or Galliformes) in structure.
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Studies on different galliform species have tested whether mortality due to hunting should be judged as compensatory or as additive but results and interpretations were often controversial.
While in most cases the crop appears on radiographs as partially food-filled, in some patients, especially in galliform birds, it also may appear as overfilled (Fig 6).
The buff-throated partridge (Tetraophasis szechenyii), an endangered and endemic Galliform in the mountains of southwest China (Madge et al., 2002; Lu, 2006), is a recently reported facultative cooperative breeder (Xu et al., 2011).
[10.] Maxwell EE (2008) Comparative embryonic development of the skeleton of the domestic turkey (Meleagris gallopavo) and other galliform birds.
These conserved features have been described across many avian species other than Galliform. They include Struthioniformes, Falconiformes, and Sphenisciformes [27].
Greater Sage-Grouse (Centrocercus urophasianus; hereafter Sage-Grouse) are a polygynous galliform that inhabits the sagebrush steppe of western North America.
(7) Integrative Evolutionary Galliform Genomics (iEGG) Center, National Chung Hsing University, Kuo KuangRoad, Taichung 402, Taiwan
Howdens is owned by parent company Galliform which sold furniture maker MFI in 2006.