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Cover for Animal Science Reviews 2012.

Animal Science Reviews provides scientists and students in the field with timely analysis on key topics in current research. These chapters were originally published online in CAB Reviews. This volume makes available in printed form the reviews in animal science published during 2012.

Author(s)
Hemming, D.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643021)
Type
Book
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Cover for Application of DNA profiling to an outbreeding forage species.

This chapter describes the implications of current breeding methods for cross-pollinated forage crops, the strategies for analysis that may be employed and the current and future genotyping technology.

Author(s)
Forster, J. W.; Jones, E. S.; Kölliker, R.; Drayton, M. C.; Dupal, M. P.; Guthridge, K. M.; Smith, K. F.
ISBN
2001 CABI (H ISBN 0851995152)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Commercial applications of plant genotyping.

This chapter describes the application of plant DNA analysis to address questions and problems relating to the following issues: product quality assurance; breach of intellectual property rights; support for plant breeders' rights and patents; guiding plant breeding programmes; and forensic...

Author(s)
Lee, L. S.; Henry, R. J.
ISBN
2001 CABI (H ISBN 0851995152)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Development and commercialization of a genetic marker for marbling of beef in cattle: a case study.

This chapter describes a case study on the identification of genetic markers for marbling in beef, the uses and patenting of the DNA tests used to identify the markers, their marketing and the implications of these tests to the beef industry.

Author(s)
Barendse, W.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851996418)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Genetic aspects of cattle adaptation in the tropics.

This chapter examines the role of adaptation of beef cattle to the stressors of tropical environments and highlights the genetic basis of those traits and their relationships with productive attributes. The role of different genetic approaches (crossbreeding, within-breed selection and use of...

Author(s)
Burrow, H. M.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642215)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Medical genetics.

This chapter describes some of the investigations that have been made into genetic influences on diseases in horses. Topics include simple Mendelian hereditary diseases and DNA testing, Mendelian disease genes not yet characterized at the DNA level, complex hereditary diseases and quantitative...

Author(s)
Bailey, E.; Brooks, S. A.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643298)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Molecular characterization of bacterial plant pathogens.

This chapter briefly discusses the characterization of an unknown bacterial plant pathogen (i.e. when a new disease symptom is observed and the causative agent needs to be isolated and identified) and the verification of a known bacterial pathogen (i.e. when a disease symptom is observed and the...

Author(s)
Godfrey, S. A.; Jackson, R. W.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930622)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Molecular diagnostics of plant-parasitic nematodes.

Biochemical and molecular methods of identification provide accurate, reliable diagnostic approaches for the identification of plant-parasitic nematodes. Initially, the techniques were used solely for taxonomic purposes, but increasingly became popular as a component of diagnostic information for...

Author(s)
Perry, R. N.; Subbotin, S. A.; Moens, M.
ISBN
2007 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845932886)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Parentage testing.

This chapter describes the genetics of parentage testing by using DNA tests, polymerase chain reaction and microsatellite markers. An example and future applications of genetic testing are also included.

Author(s)
Bailey, E.; Brooks, S. A.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643298)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Phylogenetics and population genetics of entomopathogenic and insect-parasitic nematodes.

This chapter presents a brief introduction to phylogenetics, population genetics and DNA bar coding, and discusses the genetic loci and analytical tools (software) that are relevant to applying them to entomogenous nematodes.

Author(s)
Peat, S. M.; Hyman, B. C.; Adams, B. J.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934781)
Type
Book chapter

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