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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 Genetics of complex traits.

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.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392589)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Breeding and genetics.

This chapter provides information on breeding and genetics of cucurbits. Manual pollination, tissue culture, interspecific hybridization, cytology, genes, genomics, and historical and novel breeding techniques are discussed.

Author(s)
Wehner, T. C.; Naegele, R. P.; Myers, J. R.; Dhillon, N. P. S.; Crosby, K.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392916)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Equus</i>.

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

Author(s)
Bailey, E.; Brooks, S. A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392589)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Horse genomics.

This chapter describes recent knowledge on horse genomics, including sequencing, coding and non-codning DNA/RNA, genetic variation, sex chromosomes, mitochondrial genetics, functional genomics, epigenetics and transcription.

Author(s)
Bailey, E.; Brooks, S. A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392589)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Genetics of host susceptibility to paratuberculosis.

This chapter presents research findings on the genetics of susceptibility of domestic ruminants to Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis infection.

Author(s)
Neibergs, H. L.; Kiser, J. N.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243413)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Carrot genetics and breeding.

This chapter focuses on the importance of carrot seed production, breeding and cultivar development for global climates. Information on the various traits and genes that can be exploited and various molecular genetic techniques that are used for the genetic improvement of carrots are also presented.

Author(s)
Simon, P. W.; Grzebelus, D.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240955)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Genetic components of behaviour.

The genetic component of behaviour makes it possible to select for behavioural traits, such as maternal ability in mice, and against others, like aggression in dogs. In order to carry out behavioural selection without unwanted side-effects, we need to know more about the links between various...

Author(s)
Nielsen, B. L.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240603)
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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