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Cover for Horse genetics.

The second edition of this book contains chapters on horse breeding and genetics, including the evolution and domestication of horses; genomics; the genetics of coat colour and pattern, diseases and performance; karyotypes and chromosome abnormalities; breeding programmes; epigenetics; genetic...

Author(s)
Bailey, E.; Brooks, S. A.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643298)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Basic horse genetics.

We have a much richer vocabulary to discuss genetics than was available to Gregor Mendel. But genes remain abstract concepts discussed using words such as dominant, recessive, reading frame, double helix and Punnett square. Nevertheless, these concepts are useful to make us more successful horse...

Author(s)
Bailey, E.; Brooks, S. A.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643298)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Tobiano, white, sabino, and roan (KIT).

KIT mutations play a key role in producing white spotting patterns in horses. However, not all white spotting patterns in horses are products of the KIT locus. The next few chapters describe the genetics of the traits gray, overo, splashed white and leopard, all of which are encoded by genes...

Author(s)
Bailey, E.; Brooks, S. A.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643298)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Frequently asked questions.

This chapter presents answers for specific situations that are representative of frequently asked questions about horse genetics in terms of physical traits, diseases and performance.

Author(s)
Bailey, E.; Brooks, S. A.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643298)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Behaviour of horses.

The origin, history of domestication, genetics and behaviours of horses are described.

Author(s)
Mills, D.; Redgate, S.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935368)
Type
Book chapter