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Cover for The language and patterns of genetics.

This chapter describes the characteristics of DNA, genes, genetic variation, DNA sequences, mutations, gene expression, mitochondrial genetics, chromosomes, genetic linkage and the inheritance of gender in horses.

Author(s)
Bailey, E.; Brooks, S. A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392589)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tobiano, white, sabino, and roan (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">KIT</i>).

This chapter describes the inheritance and phenotypic characteristics of tobiano, sabino, white and roan coat types in horse breeds.

Author(s)
Bailey, E.; Brooks, S. A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392589)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Asking animals an introduction to animal behaviour testing.

This book will give an introduction to the use (and perhaps misuse) of behaviour tests applied to animals. Through illustrative examples from a variety of species, the aim is to inspire the animal experimenter to think about what a given behavioural test can be used for and how the results can be...

Author(s)
Nielsen, B. L.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240603)
Type
Book
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Cover for Health issues.

This chapter discusses the importance of application practices, spraying methods, health risks to residents and bystanders, importance of determining the maximum residue level, residues in water, packaging, changes in formulation, misuse, illegal and counterfeit products, and risk analysis versus...

Author(s)
Matthews, G. A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394873)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Predictive characterization methods for accessing and using CWR diversity.

This chapter reports and discusses the results of the application of the ecogeographical filtering and calibration methods to crop wild relatives of the genera Avena, Beta, Brassica and Medicago, which were the target genera of the PGR Secure project. The ecogeographical filtering method filters...

Author(s)
Thormann, I.; Parra-Quijano, M.; Rubio Teso, M. L.; Endresen, D. T. F.; Dias, S.; Iriondo, J. M.; Maxted, N.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646138)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Contribution of epidemiological knowledge and control strategies in the eradication of rinderpest virus.

Rinderpest was one of the most devastating veterinary diseases affecting even-toed ungulates until it was eradicated globally in 2011. Caused by the rinderpest virus (RPV), at its height rinderpest was prevalent in many parts of Europe, Africa and Asia. An ancient disease documented first by Roman...

Author(s)
BrĂ¼ning-Richardson, A.; Parida, S.; Banyard, A. C.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644172)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for History and domestication.

Understanding the fundamentals of genetic theory provides background for understanding family, breed, biological group, and species differences. Understanding the developmental history of populations of cattle in their native regions should explain to the reader how, over long periods of time,...

Author(s)
Herring, A. D.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645070)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The origins and development of rabbits.

This chapter discusses the history of rabbits and how people from the past and present in countries such as USA, Spain, Portugal, and Japan have viewed rabbits as pests and pets. A brief history on how diseases from imported rabbits, such as myxomatosis and rabbit (viral) haemorrhagic disease,...

Author(s)
Buseth, M. E.; Saunders, R.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641904)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Fungi, yeasts and oomycetes from fish and other aquatic organisms.

A taxonomic overview of different fungi known to be pathogens or saprophytes of fish and other aquatic animals is presented.

Author(s)
Buller, N. B.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938055)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Microbial control of crop pests using entomopathogenic fungi.

This chapter introduces the principles and practices of microbial control with entomopathogenic fungi in field crop systems, starting by reviewing the history of fungi as entomopathogens, followed by the most recent developments on taxonomic status of this group of organisms, and then focusing on...

Author(s)
Liu, H. P.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938086)
Type
Book chapter

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