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In the joint breeding population of the Norwegian and North-Swedish cold-blooded trotters, formerly suggested actions concerning sire selection strategies due to reduced genetic variation have not been implemented. The aim of this study was therefore to update the status regarding genetic variation ...

Author(s)
Olsen, H. F.; Klemetsdal, G.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Acta Agriculturæ Scandinavica. Section A, Animal Science, 2020, 69, 1/2, pp 109-117
Abstract

The Fjord horse originates from Norway but forms a global population due to several small populations in foreign countries. There exists no information about the additive relationship and the genetic variance between these subpopulations. By collecting blood samples from Norwegian and Swedish Fjord ...

Author(s)
Olsen, H. F.; Tenhunen, S.; Dolvik, N. I.; Våge, D. I.; Klemetsdal, G.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Acta Agriculturæ Scandinavica. Section A, Animal Science, 2020, 69, 1/2, pp 118-126
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Pedigrees and breeding schemes.

This article describes the different types of mating and selective breeding systems in horses.

Author(s)
Bailey, E.; Brooks, S. A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392589)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

In this paper, first the statistical procedure used for estimating breeding values of bulls put under test and all females recorded in progeny testing programs implemented under the National Dairy Plan is described in simple terms. In the second part, all common questions raised by persons involved ...

Author(s)
Nilesh Nayee; Sujit Sana; Rajesh Gupta; Kamlesh Trivedi
Publisher
Indian Dairy Association, New Delhi, India
Citation
Indian Dairyman, 2020, 72, 1, pp 76-84
Abstract

The Argentine Polo Horse (AP), an autochthonous breed officially created in Argentina in the early 1980s, is globally recognized as the best equid for playing polo. Their breeding is characterized by the use of cutting-edge assisted reproductive techniques such as large-scale embryo transfer (ET)...

Author(s)
Azcona, F.; Valera, M.; Molina, A.; Trigo, P.; Peral-García, P.; Solé, M.; Demyda-Peyrás, S.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Livestock Science, 2020, 231,
Abstract

The fundamental trait underlying eusociality is the reproductive division of labour. In honeybees (Apis mellifera), queens lay eggs while workers forage, defend and care for brood. The division of labour is maintained by pheromones including queen mandibular pheromone (QMP) produced by the queen....

Author(s)
Eeckhoven, J. van; Duncan, E. J.
Publisher
Elsevier Ireland Ltd, Shannon, Irish Republic
Citation
Journal of Insect Physiology, 2020, 121,
CABI Book Info
Cover for Horse genetics.

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...

Author(s)
Bailey, E.; Brooks, S. A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392589)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Evolution and domestication of horses.

This chapter presents basic information on the evolution and domestication of horses highlighting the following: earliest ancestors of horses; role of climate and environment on the evolution of horses and archeological evidence for domestication of horses. Additional topics were also presented...

Author(s)
Bailey, E.; Brooks, S. A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392589)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

In the present scenario of climatic change, climatic refugia will be of paramount importance for species persistence. Topography can generate a considerable climatic heterogeneity over short distances, which is often disregarded in macroclimatic predictive models. Here we investigate the role of...

Author(s)
García, M. B.; Domingo, D.; Pizarro, M.; Font, X.; Gómez, D.; Ehrlén, J.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Environmental and Experimental Botany, 2020, 170, pp Article 103886
Abstract

It is well known that horse breeding in Bulgaria is a cultural heritage in Bulgaria, dating from prehistoric and historic times. Until now, molecular data on Bulgarian horses from the plain regions of the country were not available. Therefore, for the first time, we have collected genetic...

Author(s)
Hristov, P.; Yordanov, G.; Vladov, V.; Neov, B.; Palova, N.; Radoslavov, G.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Journal of Equine Veterinary Science, 2020, 88,

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