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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 Cytogenetics.

This chapter discusses the approaches and recent findings by cytogeneticists on the abnormalities of horse chromosomes. Highlights focused on the following: sex chromosomes and autosomes, cytogenetics and genomics, variations in chromosome arrangements, diseases associated with gain or loss of...

Author(s)
Bailey, E.; Brooks, S. A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392589)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Vignettes of the history of genetics.

This chapter enumerates historical developments in genetics up to the 21st century, starting from Mendelism, the rise of Drosophila and cytogenetics to mutation, non-nuclear inheritance, pleiotropy and transformation. The future of genetics is mentioned, indicating that the role of quantitative...

Author(s)
Rédei, G. P.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240214)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Varieties and breeding.

This chapter describes the main and minor cultivars, as well as other species and botanical varieties, of pineapple. The genetics and breeding system, including cytogenetics, selection, and rogueing, are discussed. Considerations in hand pollination, seed handling, germination and nursery...

Author(s)
Sanewski, G. M.; d'Eeckenbrugge, G. C.; Junghans, D. T.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393302)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Cytogenetics and chromosome maps.

Cattle genome mapping efforts, annotation and evolutionary history analysis are briefly summarized in this chapter. Earlier efforts in cattle genome analysis are discussed, including cattle cytogenetic and somatic cell hybrid mapping and linkage mapping. Advances achieved with the use of radiation...

Author(s)
Larkin, D. M.; Farré, M.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642215)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Root-knot nematodes.

This paper describes the life cycle, behaviour, survival, cytogenetics, morphology, biochemical and molecular identification, interaction with other plant pathogens, management and control (using prevention, crop rotation, resistance, biological control agents and nematicides) of root-knot...

Author(s)
Karssen, G.; Wesemael, W.; Moens, M.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641515)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The horse karyotype and chromosomal abnormalities.

This chapter describes the normal karyotype profile and the diseases caused by chromosome abnormalities in horses.

Author(s)
Bailey, E.; Brooks, S. A.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643298)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Molecular studies.

This chapter presents the recent progress in developing molecular genetic resources for quinoa (Chenopodium quinoa) and the potential impact of their use for the next-generation challenges and opportunities in quinoa production. An overview of research on genetic markers, genetic linkage maps,...

Author(s)
Fuentes, F.; Zurita-Silva, A.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642260)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Canine cytogenetics and chromosome maps.

This chapter discusses the historical summary of advances in conventional and molecular cytogenetics of the domestic dog beginning with the development of standardized chromosome nomenclature, followed by an overview of the resources currently available for molecular cytogenetics studies of both...

Author(s)
Breen, M.; Thomas, R.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939403)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Cytology and molecular cytogenetics.

This chapter describes cytogenetic and molecular chromosome research into three kinds of legume species (i.e. Lotus, red clover and soyabean) and then discusses the future of legume research.

Author(s)
Ohmido, N.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937669)
Type
Book chapter

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