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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 Developmental genetics.

Data regarding developmental genetics in the cattle are presented in this chapter. Topics covered include developmental stages of the cattle embryo, genetic control of preimplantation development, genetic regulation of implantation and placentation, genes involved in post-implantation development,...

Author(s)
Ruvinsky, A.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642215)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Genetics of disease resistance.

This chapter discusses the genetics of disease resistance in cattle. Focus is given on the genetic aspects of resistance traits for the most significant cattle diseases (brucellosis, dermatophilosis, helminthiasis, keratoconjunctivitis (IBK), leukosis (BL), mastitis, paratuberculosis (Johne's...

Author(s)
Ruvinsky, A.; Teale, A.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642215)
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 Developmental genetics.

This chapter discusses the developmental stages of the dog embryo; genes involved in pre-implantation development; implantation and maternal recognition of pregnancy; genes involved in post-implantation development; and sex differentiation.

Author(s)
Ruvinsky, A.; Hill, M.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939403)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Systematics and phylogeny of cattle.

This chapter provides a review of the systematic position of the genus Bos, gives a brief description of wild species and discusses ancient and recent phylogenetic hypotheses of interspecies relationships. A biogeographic scenario explaining their past and current geographic distributions is also...

Author(s)
Hassanin, A.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642215)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Genetic aspects of domestication.

The available data on the domestication and history of cattle are summarized in this chapter, including the appearance of phenotypes that today are the subject of genetic research. Focus is given on taurine cattle spread over the old world, zebus around the equator, large taurines during classical...

Author(s)
Lenstra, J. A.; Felius, M.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642215)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Breeds of cattle.

This chapter gives an overview on the different breeds of cattle (Bos taurus and B. indicus). Cattle breeds are presented and categorized according to utility and mode of origin. Classification and phylogeny of breeds are also discussed. Furthermore, a description of cattle breeds is provided.

Author(s)
Buchanan, D. S.; Lenstra, J. A.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642215)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Molecular genetics of coat colour variation.

This chapter deals with the molecular genetic aspects of coat colour genetics in cattle. The three major mechanisms producing numerous cattle coat colour variations are presented. Focus is given on basis of pigmentation, genes causing spatial and temporal pigment-type switching, genes diluting...

Author(s)
Ruvin, A.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642215)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Genetics of morphological traits and inherited disorders.

This chapter discusses the genetics of morphological traits and inherited disorders in cattle. Data (chromosome maps) from previous reviews and current sources of information are presented in tabulated form.

Author(s)
Nicholas, F. W.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642215)
Type
Book chapter

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