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Cover for Pedigrees and breeding schemes.

This chapter discusses the terms and concepts of pedigree study and presents some breeding myths in horses.

Author(s)
Bailey, E.; Brooks, S. A.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643298)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Use of irradiated pollen to induce parthenogenesis and haploid production in fruit crops.

This chapter focuses on the haploid development via irradiated pollen pollination. The steps in doubled haploid production, such as selection of parents and emasculation, pollen irradiation, pollination, seed or embryo rescue, ploidy determination, chromosome doubling and identification of...

Author(s)
Germana, M. A.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640853)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Genetic selection.

Welfare is affected by the genetic inheritance that an animal receives and the environment in which it is kept. The focus of this chapter is on the contribution of genetics to animal welfare and how this may be harnessed to improve the welfare of animals. The genetic structure of a domestic breed...

Author(s)
Hocking, P. M.; D'Eath, R. B.; Kjaer, J. B.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936594)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Conservation genetics for insects.

The implications of the following aspects of conservation genetics on insect conservation are discussed: genetic sources of extinction risk; effects of reduced genetic variation and increased homozygosity on population size; sources of variation in effective population size in insects in the field...

Author(s)
Thompson, D. J.; Watts, P. C.; Saccheri, I. J.
ISBN
2007 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845932541)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper

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