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Cover for Major genes, quantitative trait loci, and marker assisted selection.

This chapter describes the genes, quantitative trait loci and marker assisted selection in horses bred for racing performance.

Author(s)
Bailey, E.; Brooks, S. A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392589)
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 Classical genetics and breeding.

This chapter describes almond germplasm and genetics, including ploidy, genome size, inheritance of qualitative characters and heritability of quantitative traits. The objectives, methodology, achievements and prospects of breeding programmes are discussed. Major breeding objectives include...

Author(s)
Batlle, I.; Dicenta, F.; Socias i Company, R.; Gradziel, T. M.; Wirthensohn, M.; Duval, H.; Vargas, F. J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643540)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Genetic selection for herd improvement.

The different types and aims of genetic selection rabbits are discussed. Highlights of this chapter includes: selection for qualitative traits (desirable genes, undesirable genes), selection for quantitative traits (heritability, heritable traits, reproductive traits, performance (health, growth,...

Author(s)
McNitt, J. I.; Lukefahr, S. D.; Cheeke, P. R.; Patton, N. M.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640129)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Strategies and approaches in mutant population development for mutant selection in seed propagated crops.

This chapter focuses on population management for the selection of mutants in self-pollinated and cross-pollinated crops. Procedures for selecting qualitative trait and quantitative trait mutants are outlined.

Author(s)
Ukai, Y.; Nakagawa, H.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640853)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Analysis of QTL as random effects.

The analysis methods that consider QTL as random effects are described, including the model of Fernando and Grossman, Bayesian QTL parameter estimation and estimation of QTL parameters by Gibbs sampling.

Author(s)
Weller, J. I.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934675)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Complete genome QTL scans: the problem of multiple comparisons.

This chapter deals with the errors encountered during multiple comparisons of complete genome QTL scans and how these errors are addressed.

Author(s)
Weller, J. I.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934675)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for From the QTL to the gene.

This chapter discusses the molecular nature of quantitative trait nucleotides (QTN), the candidate gene approach, concordance in QTN determination and statistical and functional methods of QTN validation.

Author(s)
Weller, J. I.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934675)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Aquaculture and fisheries biotechnology: genetic approaches.

This book covers topics essential to the study of fish genetics, including qualitative and quantitative traits, crossbreeding, inbreeding, genetic drift, hybridization, selection programs, polyploidy, genomics and cloning. This fully updated second edition also addresses environmental risk, food...

Author(s)
Dunham, R. A.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936518)
Type
Book
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Cover for Genomics, gene mapping, quantitative trait locus mapping and marker-assisted selection.

This chapter covers the applications of genomics, gene mapping, quantitative trait locus mapping and marker-assisted selection in aquaculture, particularly fish culture. Focus is given on basic genomics, genetic maps, choice of markers, mapping systems, linkage disequilibrium, isozyme maps, DNA...

Author(s)
Dunham, R. A.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936518)
Type
Book chapter

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