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Cover for The genetics of cattle.

This book contains 24 chapters covering various fields of genetics and biology of cattle. It serves as a reference book on cattle genetics for researchers, lecturers, students, farmers and specialists working in the industry. The first five chapters focus on systematics, phylogeny, domestication,...

Author(s)
Garrick, D. J.; Ruvinsky, A.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642215)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Genetic diversity of tropical fruit.

This chapter describes diversity in climacteric and non-climacteric fruit ripening and fruit diversity in tropical fruits. Genetic studies on fruit ripening are presented, including research on the molecular mechanism of fruit softening and epigenetic mechanisms. The quantitative trait loci mapping ...

Author(s)
Malik, S. K.; Susheel Kumar; Bansal, K. C.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939625)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Cloning genes for mineral uptake: examples using rice mutants.

This chapter presents examples of the identification of the silicon transporter gene in rice mutants and its cloning and characterization. The identification of aluminium tolerance genes and their genetic analysis and molecular mapping are also discussed.

Author(s)
Ma, J. F.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640853)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for The genetics of the dog.

This second edition book presents a comprehensive description of all modern topics related to dog genetics from various scientists in the USA, Europe, Australia and Russia. The systematics, phylogeny, domestication and single gene traits are discussed in chapters 1-5, chapters 6-10 are on...

Author(s)
Ostrander, E. A.; Ruvinsky, A.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939403)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The history and relationships of dog breeds.

This chapter presents the early history and development of the breeds, examines their genetic structure and relationships to one another, and discusses the implications that the highly structured organization of breeds has for mapping simple and complex traits.

Author(s)
Parker, H. G.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939403)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Genetics of neurological disease in the dog.

The breed specificity of many neurological conditions suggests a strong genetic background, which facilitates gene mapping. Indeed, several new mutations are discovered recently in both CNS and PNS disorders, and the goal of this chapter is to summarize some of these successes in genetic...

Author(s)
Lohi, H.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939403)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Genetics of canine behavioural disorders.

This chapter focuses on the growing relevance of the domestic dog as a model for investigating the genetic basis of behavioural disorders. The dog validity as a model for studying behaviour from a genetic standpoint will be briefly evaluated and the recent advances in canine genetics research...

Author(s)
Yokoyama, J. S.; Hamilton, S. P.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939403)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Molecular genetic analysis of bud dormancy-related traits in <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Populus</i>.

Species and hybrids of Populus are excellent models for studying traits related to bud dormancy. Considerable progress has been made towards understanding the genetic controls on dormancy-related traits. Quantitative genetic analysis has demonstrated moderate to high heritabilities for these...

Author(s)
Chen, T. H. H.; Davis, J.; Frewen, B. E.; Howe, G. T.; Bradshaw, H. D., Jr.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851994474)
Type
Book chapter

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