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Horse genetics.

Book cover for Horse genetics.

Description

This third edition provides basic information on genetics in an easy-to-understand format. As before, the book includes introductory chapters on basic genetics that review terminology and fundamental concepts. At the same time, the text contains very specific information about the DNA variants associated with traits, scientific speculation about how those traits came to be, and advice on how to apply the wide variation occurring among horses. It is not a book to read through at one sitting. The reader may want to simply peruse the table of contents and select sections pertaining to their interests. References are included to the original work if the reader wants details; however, these detailed studies are not necessary for a useful understanding of this new information. The book covers a wide range of topics but not everything. This is an introductory text and the author hopes that the lessons learned from the material in the book will make it possible to follow and understand the many exciting discoveries that did not fit or that are currently emerging areas of interest.

Book Chapters

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) Nature of horse breeds. Author(s): Bailey, E. Brooks, S. A.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 7) Evolution and domestication of horses. Author(s): Bailey, E. Brooks, S. A.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 16) Equus. Author(s): Bailey, E. Brooks, S. A.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 29) The fundamentals of genetics. Author(s): Bailey, E. Brooks, S. A.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 42) The language and patterns of genetics. Author(s): Bailey, E. Brooks, S. A.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 57) Horse genomics. Author(s): Bailey, E. Brooks, S. A.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 69) Black, Bay, and chestnut (Extension and Agouti). Author(s): Bailey, E. Brooks, S. A.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 78) Color diluting genes. Author(s): Bailey, E. Brooks, S. A.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 94) Tobiano, white, sabino, and roan (KIT). Author(s): Bailey, E. Brooks, S. A.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 109) Frame overo and splashed white. Author(s): Bailey, E. Brooks, S. A.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 120) Leopard complex spotting. Author(s): Bailey, E. Brooks, S. A.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 126) Gray, brindle, tiger eye, and curly. Author(s): Bailey, E. Brooks, S. A.
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 135) Putting it all together: color by design. Author(s): Bailey, E. Brooks, S. A.
Chapter: 14 (Page no: 140) Parentage testing. Author(s): Bailey, E. Brooks, S. A.
Chapter: 15 (Page no: 149) Blood groups and neonatal isoerythrolysis. Author(s): Bailey, E. Brooks, S. A.
Chapter: 16 (Page no: 153) Medical genetics. Author(s): Bailey, E. Brooks, S. A.
Chapter: 17 (Page no: 168) Cytogenetics. Author(s): Bailey, E. Brooks, S. A.
Chapter: 18 (Page no: 181) Major genes, quantitative trait loci, and marker assisted selection. Author(s): Bailey, E. Brooks, S. A.
Chapter: 19 (Page no: 188) Genetics of complex traits. Author(s): Bailey, E. Brooks, S. A.
Chapter: 20 (Page no: 197) Pedigrees and breeding schemes. Author(s): Bailey, E. Brooks, S. A.
Chapter: 21 (Page no: 208) Microbiome and mitochondria. Author(s): Bailey, E. Brooks, S. A.
Chapter: 22 (Page no: 216) Where do we go from here? Author(s): Bailey, E. Brooks, S. A.