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Cover for Advances in molecular research.

This chapter discusses current advances in lentil molecular research. These include: genomics and gene identification; genetic manipulation through transformation; molecular screening of existing germplasm resources; molecular markers; genome and gene mapping; trait mapping, QTL analysis, and...

Author(s)
Ford, R.; Mustafa, B.; Baum, M.; Rajesh, P. N.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934873)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for An introduction to the 'demon plant' parthenium weed.

Research on parthenium weed (Parthenium hysterophorus) is in progress in many countries, including Australia, India, South Africa, Ethiopia, Pakistan, Bangladesh, China, Sri Lanka and Nepal. This book, with contributions from expert researchers with extensive involvement in parthenium weed research ...

Author(s)
Adkins, S. W.; Asad Shabbir; Dhileepan, K.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780645254)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Anacardium occidentale</i> cashew.

This chapter describes the botany and history of A. occidentale spp. (cashews), and discusses the following: breeding and genetics of scions and rootstocks, molecular genetics, functional genomics, micropropagation and micrografting.

Author(s)
Rajani Nadgauda; Jayasankar, S.; Litz, R. E.
ISBN
2005 CAB International (H ISBN 0851996620)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Analysis of longitudinal data.

The details of the random regression analysis model and covariance functions for the genetic evaluation of domestic livestock are presented.

Author(s)
Mrode, M. R.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851990002)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Animal andrology: theories and applications.

This book contains 19 chapters that discuss theoretical and applied andrology for domestic, zoo and wild animals. Topics include semen and its constituents; sperm production and harvest; determinants of sperm morphology; sperm preparation for fertilization; practical aspects of semen...

Author(s)
Chenoweth, P.; Lorton, S.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643168)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Antibiotic resistance in relation to starter cultures and probiotics.

This chapter summarizes current knowledge on antibiotic resistance (AR) genes and mobile elements in the microorganisms used as starter cultures and probiotics, and on the pitfalls in determining antibiotic resistance in specific strains. A risk-based approach has been chosen in this chapter,...

Author(s)
Wilcks, A.; Hoek, A. H. A. M. van
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938109)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Appendix D: methods for obtaining approximate reliability for genetic evaluations.

Author(s)
Mrode, M. R.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851990002)
Type
Book chapter
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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.; K├Âlliker, 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 Arboviruses - characteristics and concepts.

This chapter contains descriptions of the classification and characteristics of mosquito-borne arboviruses (family by family). It also provides descriptions of the different modes of transmission and interactions of arboviruses with their mosquito and vertebrate hosts. Specific topics include the...

Author(s)
Clements, A. N.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932428)
Type
Book chapter

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