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Breeding & Genetics

Covering all aspects of husbandry, breeding, genetics, molecular genetics, reproductive biotechnology, reproduction and reproductive diseases of livestock, companion species including equines, and laboratory species 

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20 - 22 September 2017 - Cambridge

Venue
Cambridge
Country
UK
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+44 (0)1223 495 100
CABI Book Info
Cover for Peas and beans.

This book describes the most commonly grown large-seeded legumes used as food and feed crops throughout the world. The species considered are: Pisum sativum, in the forms of dried peas (combining peas) and as fresh vegetables (vining peas or fresh market peas); Vicia faba, in the dry form as faba...

Authors
Biddle, A. J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640914)
News Article

Researchers from Vetmeduni Vienna have analyzed the Y chromosomes of more than 50 horses representing 21 breeds and have found that the paternal...

Date
July 2017
Authors
M Djuric, DVM
CABI Book Info
Cover for Biocontrol agents: entomopathogenic and slug parasitic nematodes.

This book contains chapters that capture the full breadth of the basic and applied information on entomopathogenic (EPNs) and slug parasitic nematodes (SPNs) that are used or have potential in the management of insect pests, molluscs and/or other researched targets such as plant parasitic...

Authors
Abd-Elgawad, M. M. M.; Askary, T. H.; Coupland, J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390004)
CAB ReviewFull Text

Beef is an excellent source of protein, B vitamins and trace minerals and can be an important source of long chain n-3 polyunsaturated (PUFA) and other bioactive fatty acids such as vaccenic acid (VA) and conjugated linoleic acid (CLA). However, beef consumption has been declining mainly due to...

Date
July 2017
Subjects
beef; beef cattle; beef production; beef quality; body fat; cattle feeding; chemical composition; conjugated linoleic acid; diets; encapsulation; enrichment; enzymes; feed additives; feeds; hydrogenation; meat composition; meat quality; metabolites; monoenoic fatty acids; oilseeds; pastures; plant composition; plant extracts; plant oils; polyenoic fatty acids; processing; reviews; rumen digestion; tallow
Authors
Vahmani, P.; Rolland, D. C.; Mapiye, C.; Dunne, P. G.; Aalhus, J. L.; Juarez, M.; McAllister, T. A.; Prieto, N.; Dugan, M. E. R.
Miscellaneous
Authors
Feng Tao; McConnell, C.; O'Hara, K.; Chai Jing; Spadafori, G.
Publisher
NationwideDVM.com
Publication
Brachycephalic breed disease prevalence study, 2017, pp 8 pp.
AbstractFull Text

Simple, rapid, high efficient and specific, thermal asymmetric interlaced PCR (TAIL-PCR), a kind of chromosome walking based on PCR, was mainly used to isolate the flanking sequences of target DNA segments. The principle, advantage, disadvantage and reaction system optimization of TAIL-PCR as well...

Authors
Ma Ling; Wang ZhiQiang; Qin ShaoMin; Wu JianMin
Publisher
Guangxi Academy of Agricultural Sciences
Publication
Journal of Southern Agriculture, 2017, 48, 5, pp 926-932
AbstractFull Text

Objective: Effects of stocking density on ingestion behavior, growth, blood physiological and biochemical indexes of Epinephelus fuscoguttatus ♀ × E. lanceolatus ♂ were evaluated to provide reference for its breeding under industrial conditions. Method: Under industrial conditions, three stocking...

Authors
Wang LiNa; Shen YuChun; Ye Ning; Guo Hui; Cao YuTao
Publisher
Guangxi Academy of Agricultural Sciences
Publication
Journal of Southern Agriculture, 2017, 48, 5, pp 920-925

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