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This chapter describes the phenotypic and genetic characteristics of horse breeds with the leopard complex spotting coat colour and pattern.

Author(s)
Bailey, E.; Brooks, S. A.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Horse genetics, 2020, Ed.3, pp 120-125
Abstract

This chapter describes the interaction of environment with genetics to generate phenotype in horses and highlights the methods for determining heritability and breeding values among horses.

Author(s)
Bailey, E.; Brooks, S. A.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Horse genetics, 2020, Ed.3, pp 188-196
Abstract

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

Author(s)
Bailey, E.; Brooks, S. A.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Horse genetics, 2020, Ed.3, pp 197-207
Abstract

This chapter describes the interactions between the horse and its digestive tract microbes and the role of mitochondrial genetics on evolution, inheritance and racing performance.

Author(s)
Bailey, E.; Brooks, S. A.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Horse genetics, 2020, Ed.3, pp 208-215
Abstract

This chapter describes the role of genetics on disease resistance and susceptibility, inbreeding, genetic diversity and other complex traits in horses.

Author(s)
Bailey, E.; Brooks, S. A.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Horse genetics, 2020, Ed.3, pp 216-218
Abstract

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.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Horse genetics, 2020, Ed.3, pp xi + 227 pp.
Abstract

This chapter presents a brief description of a few breeds of horses that will be mentioned in subsequent chapters. The descriptions includes population, landrace, related groups of horses, the relationship of the breeds to each other and the level of selection applied by breeders. Among the breeds...

Author(s)
Bailey, E.; Brooks, S. A.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Horse genetics, 2020, Ed.3, pp 1-6
Abstract

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.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Horse genetics, 2020, Ed.3, pp 7-15
Abstract

This chapter describes the evolution, taxonomy, genetics and conservation of domestic and wild Equus species.

Author(s)
Bailey, E.; Brooks, S. A.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Horse genetics, 2020, Ed.3, pp 16-28
Abstract

This chapter describes the basic principles of Mendelian genetics in horses, including the nature of genes, DNA, genetic variation, gene expression, chromosomes, genetic linkage and gender inheritance.

Author(s)
Bailey, E.; Brooks, S. A.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Horse genetics, 2020, Ed.3, pp 29-41

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