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Cover for Ecological genetics and evolution.

This chapter contains questions about the relationship between the genetics and ecology of organisms (including plants and animals), their adaptations to the environment, and their evolution.

Author(s)
Rees, P. A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247572)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Mycoplasma suis</i> infections in pigs.

This chapter describes the biochemistry and genetic caharacteristics, epidemiology, prevalence, transmission, pathogenesis, clinical signs, diagnosis, treatment, prevention, control and socioeconomic impact of Mycoplasma suis infection in pigs.

Author(s)
Hoelzle, L. E.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789249941)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Genes, genetic codes and genetic variation.

This chapter outlines some of the basic principles in genetics and attempts to illustrate the link between genes and the performance of individual farm animals, or populations of them.

Author(s)
Simm, G.; Pollott, G.; Mrode, R.; Houston, R.; Marshall, K.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241723)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Future directions.

The purpose of this final chapter is to explore some of the key challenges facing farm animal production in general, and animal breeding and genetics in particular, and to discuss how livestock breeders might respond to ensure wide societal and animal benefits.

Author(s)
Simm, G.; Pollott, G.; Mrode, R.; Houston, R.; Marshall, K.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241723)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Genetics and molecular genetics of coat colour in the European rabbit.

This chapter describes the genotypic (genes, alleles, mutations and polymorphisms) and phenotypic characteristics of the different fur colours in rabbits.

Author(s)
Fontanesi, L.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643342)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Genetics and molecular genetics of morphological and physiological traits and inherited disorders in the European rabbit.

This chapter compiles and updates the knowledge on morphological, physiological and biochemical traits under genetic control and on inherited disorders documented in the European rabbit. The chapter is also focused on the recent developments determined by the molecular characterization of these...

Author(s)
Fontanesi, L.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643342)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Genetics of disease resistance in the European rabbit.

This chapter describes the genetic variability and selection for resistance to pasteurellosis, enterocolitis, myxomatosis, other infectious diseases, respiratory syndromes and digestive syndromes in rabbits.

Author(s)
Garreau, H.; Gunia, M.; Matos, A. L. de; Abrantes, J.; Esteves, P. J.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643342)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Genetics of reproduction in the rabbit.

This chapter describes the genetic determinism of all traits involved in male and female reproductive performances in rabbits. All traits related to the underlying biological processes leading to the mating outcome, as well as some of its general features, such as the homogeneity of the...

Author(s)
Piles, M.; Santacreu, M. A.; Blasco, A.; Sanchez, J. P.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643342)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Rabbit research in the post-genomic era: transcriptome, proteome and metabolome analyses.

This chapter is an introduction to readers who are interested in rabbit genetics but not familiar with Omics principles and applications to the general principles of each of the most used technologies of importance in the post-genomic era, i.e. the technologies that underlie gene function:...

Author(s)
Duranthon, V.; Araújo, S. S.; Palma, M.; Rau, A.; Matzapetakis, M.; Almeida, A. M.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643342)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Reproductive biology and genetics.

This chapter contains questions on the biology of reproduction, population dynamics and the genetics of animals living in zoos.

Author(s)
Rees, P. A.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789249002)
Type
Book chapter

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