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Cover for Climate oscillations and extremes.

Author(s)
Beniston, M.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994468)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Diversity in populations of parasitic nematodes and its significance.

This review covers: developmental choice for Strongyloides ratti; diversity and artificial selection for developmental route; the environment and developmental route; phenotypic plasticity in response to temperature; the molecular basis of variation in sensitivity; developmental route and host...

Author(s)
Viney, M. E.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994239)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Interactions between poplar clones and <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Melampsora</i> populations and their implications for breeding for durable resistance.

This chapter covers the following: variability in virulence and pathotypes within Melampsora larici-populina on poplar; variability in the pathogenicity of M. larici-populina, M. allii-populina and M. medusae and its effects on host resistance; effects of the breakdown of complete resistance;...

Author(s)
Pinon, J.; Frey, P.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851999999)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Husbandry of table duckling.

This chapter describes the growth and development of Pekin ducks raised for meat production, including feathering, and the effects of high or low temperature, space and lighting on feed intake, growth and behaviour. The sources of variation, the reduction of these variations and improvement of...

Author(s)
Cherry, P.; Morris, T. R.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9780851990545)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Financial and economic aspects.

It is critical that cattle producers think about the cost vs benefits of various management practices and decisions, and that they have the proper measurements to make these assessments. Emphasis on total profitability as opposed to only production output traits (or only inputs) will usually...

Author(s)
Herring, A. D.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645070)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Policy impact assessment.

This chapter discusses the increasingly important contribution of farm-level modelling to policy impact assessment. For illustration purposes, it focuses on the EU agricultural sector, where both policies and impact models have experienced a rapid transformation in recent decades. The chapter is...

Author(s)
Blanco, M.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644288)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The fundamentals of genetics.

This chapter describes the basic principles of Mendelian genetics in horses, including the nature of genes, DNA, genetic variation, gene expression, chromosomes, genetic linkage and gender inheritance.

Author(s)
Bailey, E.; Brooks, S. A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392589)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The language and patterns of genetics.

This chapter describes the characteristics of DNA, genes, genetic variation, DNA sequences, mutations, gene expression, mitochondrial genetics, chromosomes, genetic linkage and the inheritance of gender in horses.

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

This chapter describes recent knowledge on horse genomics, including sequencing, coding and non-codning DNA/RNA, genetic variation, sex chromosomes, mitochondrial genetics, functional genomics, epigenetics and transcription.

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

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