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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Malus</i> × <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">domestica</i> apple.

This chapter discusses the botany and history, importance, breeding and genetics, molecular genetics, genomics, functional genomics, gene cloning, gene mapping, micropropagation, somatic cell genetics, genetic manipulation, somatic hybridization, genetic transformation, and cryopreservation of...

Author(s)
Hanke, M. V.; Flachowsky, H.; Peil, A.; Emeriewen, O. F.
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780648279)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Medical genetics.

This chapter describes the genetic risk factors and mode of inheritance of hereditary diseases in horses.

Author(s)
Bailey, E.; Brooks, S. A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392589)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Bioinformatics approaches for pathway reconstruction in orphan crops - a new paradigm.

This chapter outlines approaches for gene assembly and gene annotation of orphan crops (including sugarcane) that allow for sequence assembly even if no closely related sequence is available. It demonstrates the utility of full text mining for gene annotation and pathway discovery and shows that it ...

Author(s)
Evans, D. L.; Joshi, S. V.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240214)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Advances in QTL mapping and cloning.

This chapter highlights various advancements relative to mapping and cloning of quantitative trait loci to better understand the genetic architecture of complex quantitative traits and their utilization in plant genetics and breeding research.

Author(s)
Dharminder Bhatia; Brar, D. S.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240214)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The genetics of cattle.

This book contains 24 chapters covering various fields of genetics and biology of cattle. It serves as a reference book on cattle genetics for researchers, lecturers, students, farmers and specialists working in the industry. The first five chapters focus on systematics, phylogeny, domestication,...

Author(s)
Garrick, D. J.; Ruvinsky, A.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642215)
Type
Book
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Cover for Genetics of morphological traits and inherited disorders.

This chapter discusses the genetics of morphological traits and inherited disorders in cattle. Data (chromosome maps) from previous reviews and current sources of information are presented in tabulated form.

Author(s)
Nicholas, F. W.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642215)
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 Bovine genomics.

This chapter covers bovine genomics. Topics discussed are bovine genome sequence, including sequencing strategy, Baylor assembly, University of Maryland (UMD) assembly, differences in the current Baylor and UMD assemblies, genome annotation, sequence polymorphism, gene models, repetitive elements,...

Author(s)
Adelson, D. L.; Qu ZhiPeng; Raison, J. M.; Lim, S. L.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642215)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Molecular breeding of potato in the postgenomic era.

Since the potato genome was published in 2011 (Potato Genome Sequencing Consortium, 2011), with all of its associated tools, including the genome browser, blast engine, transcriptome with links to other plant genomes, the Infinium 8303 Potato Array, new possibilities have become available for...

Author(s)
Veilleux, R. E.; Boluarte-Medina, T.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642802)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Vitamins in fleshy fruits.

This chapter focuses on three vitamins for which fleshy fruits are important sources in the human diet: two fat-soluble vitamins, the provitamin A carotenoids, which are precursors of vitamin A (retinoids), and vitamin E (tocopherols), and the water-soluble vitamin C (ascorbate). In the first part...

Author(s)
Baldet, P.; Ferrand, C.; Rothan, C.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939625)
Type
Book chapter

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