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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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A collaborative study led by The Pirbright Institute and Imperial College London has identified variations in the genes of chicken antiviral proteins...

Date
April 2019
CAB ReviewFull Text

Traditional genetic selection programmes based on pedigree and performance information have been used to improve livestock populations for decades. The introduction of high-density single nucleotide polymorphism genotyping about 10 years ago supported increased rates of gain through more accurate...

Date
April 2019
Subjects
acceptability; alleles; consumer preferences; domestic animals; food chains; genetic engineering; genetic gain; genetic improvement; genome analysis; genotypes; heterozygosity; livestock; prediction; selection programme; single nucleotide polymorphism; traits; transgenic animals
Author(s)
Cole, J. B.
Event

11 - 14 August 2019 - Rothbury, NSW

Venue
Rothbury, NSW
Country
Australia
Contact
ICBSP 2019 Secretariat
Contact Details
Head Office: 9/397 Smith Street, Fitzroy VIC 3065, Australia.
Tel
+61 3 8658 9530
Fax
+61 3 8658 9531
CABI Book Info
Cover for Poultry Feathers and Skin: The Poultry Integument in Health and Welfare, Cambridge, England, UK, 3-5 July 2017.

This book contains chapters that discuss the natural engineering and multifunctionality of feathers, embryonic development of the avian integument, the reasons and welfare implications of feather pecking in laying hens, genetic solutions to reduce injurious pecking in laying hens, evidence-based...

Author(s)
Olukosi, O. A.; Olori, V. E.; Helmbrecht, A.; Lambton, S.; French, N. A.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395115)
Miscellaneous

This report provides insights into the projects of the Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL). It covers different fields of FiBL's work, namely, technology, soil, animals, plants, knowledge exchange, nutrition and politics, and international cooperation.

Author(s)
Hämmerli, F.; Hansen, H.; Klingbacher, E.
Publisher
Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL)
Publication
Activity report 2018: research and development in and for the field, 2019, pp 57 pp.
CABI Book Info
Cover for The pineapple: botany, production and uses.

Like the first edition, this second edition is intended to be an all-inclusive publication for those interested in pineapple production or just wanting to better understand the plant. This second edition builds on the accumulated experience of the first edition authors by including new authors from...

Author(s)
Sanewski, G. M.; Bartholomew, D. P.; Paull, R. E.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393302)
AbstractFull Text

Objective: To understand the carrying status, drug resistance and molecular typing of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in healthy human and slaughterhouses pig in Heilongjiang province. Methods According to the special monitoring program of Staphylococcus aureus in Heilongjiang...

Author(s)
Zhang JianFeng; Zhu DanDan; Yu XiaoJie; Dong Rui; Xie PingHui; Yan Jun; An Hong
Publisher
Journal of Food Safety and Quality
Publication
Journal of Food Safety and Quality, 2019, 10, 5, pp 1401-1405
AbstractFull Text

BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVES: Alzheimer's disease is a neurodegenerative disease that induces symptoms such as a decrease in motor function and cognitive impairment. Increases in the aggregation and deposition of amyloid beta protein (Aβ) in the brain may be closely correlated with the development of...

Author(s)
Miyazaki, H.; Okamoto, Y.; Motoi, A.; Watanabe, T.; Katayama, S.; Kawahara, S.; Makabe, H.; Fujii, H.; Yonekura, S.
Publisher
The Korean Nutrition Society
Publication
Nutrition Research and Practice, 2019, 13, 1, pp 64-69

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