Chapter 6. Fertility
Published Online: 11 FEB 2008
Copyright © 2002 Blackwell Science Ltd
Demography and Nutrition: Evidence from Historical and Contemporary Populations
How to Cite
Scott, S. and Duncan, C. J. (2002) Fertility, in Demography and Nutrition: Evidence from Historical and Contemporary Populations, Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470774489.ch6
- Published Online: 11 FEB 2008
- Published Print: 30 MAY 2002
Print ISBN: 9780632059836
Online ISBN: 9780470774489
- nutritional biochemistry;
- adipose tissue;
This chapter contains section titled:
The importance of body fat
The role of leptin in the control of fertility
Is leptin needed for the initiation of puberty?
Nutrition and fertility in the twentieth century
Hutterite women: the upper limit of fertility?
Fertility in the bushmen of the Kalahari Desert
Effects of chronic malnutrition on fertility: a case study
Fertility in pre-industrial England
Breast-feeding, fertility and population growth in the twentieth century
Does malnutrition really affect fecundity?
Overview of the fertility levels in England during a 400-year period