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The genetics of the horse.

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In its 18 chapters, this multiauthor book covers all major aspects of the genetics of horses from systematics and phylogeny to molecular genetics, and comprehensively surveys the literature of the past few decades. It is addressed to a wide readership from research workers to those concerned with more practical aspects of the breeding and keeping of horses. The book has both a glossary of terms an...

Chapter 15 (Page no: 411)

Genetics of performance traits.

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Other chapters from this book

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) Systematics and phylogeny of the horse. Author(s): Groves, C. P. Ryder, O. A.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 25) Genetic aspects of domestication, breeds and their origins. Author(s): Bowling, A. T. Ruvinsky, A.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 53) Genetics of colour variation. Author(s): Bowling, A. T.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 71) Genetics of morphological traits and inherited disorders. Author(s): Nicholas, F. W.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 85) Blood groups and biochemical polymorphisms. Author(s): Sandberg, K. Cothran, E. G.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 109) Molecular genetics of the horse. Author(s): Binns, M. Swinburne, J. E. Breen, M.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 123) Immunogenetics of the horse. Author(s): Bailey, E. Marti, E. Fraser, D. G. Antczak, D. F. Lazary, S.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 157) Genetic aspects of disease in horses. Author(s): Collinder, E. Rasmuson, M.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 171) Cytogenetics and physical gene maps. Author(s): Chowdhary, B. P. Raudsepp, T.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 243) Linkage and comparative maps for the horse (Equus caballus). Author(s): Murray, J. D. Bowling, A. T.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 281) Genetics of behaviour. Author(s): Houpt, K. A. Kusunose, R.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 307) Reproduction and modern breeding technologies in the mare. Author(s): Allen, W. R. Antczak, D. F.
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 343) Developmental genetics. Author(s): Ruvinsky, A. Stewart, F.
Chapter: 14 (Page no: 387) Genetic resources and their conservation. Author(s): Sponenberg, D. P.
Chapter: 16 (Page no: 439) Genetics of conformation, locomotion and physiological traits. Author(s): Saastamoinen, M. T. Barrey, E.
Chapter: 17 (Page no: 473) Genetic improvement of the horse. Author(s): Arnason, T. Vleck, L. D. van
Chapter: 18 (Page no: 499) Standardized genetic nomenclature for the horse. Author(s): Dolling, C. H. S.

Chapter details

  • Author Affiliation
  • Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique, Station de Génétique Quantitative et Appliquée, 78352 Jouy en Josas, France.
  • ISBN
  • 0851994296
  • Record Number
  • 20000107750