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Cover for Frame overo and splashed white.

The nomenclature for white spotting in horses varies from region to region, influenced by the language and patterns in local horse breeds. Overo ("bird's egg pattern") is the term used in South America for a pattern that is often called sabino in North America. In the British Isles, terms are less...

Author(s)
Bailey, E.; Brooks, S. A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392589)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Leopard complex spotting.

This chapter describes the phenotypic and genetic characteristics of horse breeds with the leopard complex spotting coat colour and pattern.

Author(s)
Bailey, E.; Brooks, S. A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392589)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Patterns in vegetation ecology.

This chapter discusses pattern recognition, which is a target of data analysis in vegetation ecology. Pattern recognition typically reveals not only one, but various alternative patterns emphasizing different properties of the system.

Author(s)
Wildi, O.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394224)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Coat color genetics of rabbits.

In this chapter the classification of major coat colour genes, coat pattern genes, modifier genes, coat structural genes, and coat colour breeding schemes in rabbits are discussed.

Author(s)
McNitt, J. I.; Lukefahr, S. D.; Cheeke, P. R.; Patton, N. M.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640129)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Frame overo and splashed white.

This chapter discusses the genetic bases for the frame overo and splashed white coat patterns and the increased sensitivity to the sun, digestive disorders and neurlogical defects associated with these patterns in horses.

Author(s)
Bailey, E.; Brooks, S. A.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643298)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Leopard (Appaloosa) spotting.

The expression, molecular genetics, heritability and association with significantly decreased night vision of the gene responsible for the leopard spotting pattern in Appaloosa horses and other breeds are described.

Author(s)
Bailey, E.; Brooks, S. A.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643298)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Putting it all together: color by design.

This chapter summarizes the expression, mode of inheritance and associated diseases of genes governing the coat colour and patterns in horses.

Author(s)
Bailey, E.; Brooks, S. A.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643298)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Modelling spatial aspects of plant-animal interactions.

The processes and mechanisms that determine spatial grazing behaviour are reviewed with reference to studies with sheep and steers grazing sown grasses, forages and rangelands. Spatial pattern, heterogeneity and their relevance in the grazing process; biodiversity, stability and the spatial pattern ...

Author(s)
Laca, E. A.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994529)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Pattern analysis in grassland and animal production systems.

Methods of pattern analysis including clustering, ordination, interpreting and extending the information from a pattern analysis, network analysis, and comparing ordinations are reviewed.

Author(s)
Kelly, A. M.; Basford, K. E.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851993515)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Measuring botanical composition of grasslands.

The methods available for the determination of the botanical composition of grasslands are reviewed with reference to a range of objectives for which such a study may be carried out. Studies at the global, national/regional, farm, paddock and patch scale are discussed. While it is possible using...

Author(s)
Whalley, R. D. B.; Hardy, M. B.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851993515)
Type
Book chapter

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