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Cover for Strategies for genetic improvement.

In this chapter, the main strategies for genetic improvement are discussed. Highlights focused on the structure of livestock breeding industries, selection, crossbreeding, and conservation of genetic resosurces.

Author(s)
Simm, G.; Pollott, G.; Mrode, R.; Houston, R.; Marshall, K.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241723)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Analysing genetic variation in farm animals.

In this chapter, topics focused on how to quantify the extent to which genes affect measured traits and how to use this information in breeding programmes. Highlights include: estimating heritability; estimating non-additive parameters, correlations, and genotype by environment interactions,...

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 The genetics and genomics of the rabbit.

The purpose of the book is to present in one location a comprehensive overview of the progress of genetics in the rabbit, with a modern vision that integrates genomics to obtain a complete picture of the state of the art and of the applications in this species, defined according to the multiple...

ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643342)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
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 and genomics of growth, carcass and meat production traits in rabbits.

This chapter updates several topics on rabbit meat production previously reviewed, adding new information about genomics and metagenomics experiments on these traits.

Author(s)
Blasco, A.; Nagy, I.; Hernández, P.
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 MALDI-TOF MS and currently related proteomic technologies in reconciling bacterial systematics.

This book chapter presents an overview and discussion of the use of MALDI-TOF MS for fungal identification. The major known limitations of the technique for fungal taxonomy, and how to overcome these, are also discussed. Moreover, this should guarantee that spectra deposited in such MALDI-TOF MS...

Author(s)
Shah, H. N.; Shah, A. J.; Belgacem, O.; Ward, M.; Dekio, I.; Lyna Selami; Duncan, L.; Bruce, K.; Xu Zhen; Mkrtchyan, H. V.; Cave, R.; Shah, L. M. N.; Gharbia, S. E.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789244984)
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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Where do we go from here?

This chapter describes the role of genetics on disease resistance and susceptibility, inbreeding, genetic diversity and other complex traits in horses.

Author(s)
Bailey, E.; Brooks, S. A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392589)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Black, Bay, and chestnut (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Extension</i> and <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Agouti</i>).

This chapter describes the genes and inheritance for the black, bay and chestnut coat colours in certain horse breeds.

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

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