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Abstract

This chapter discusses the molecular techniques and tests used in animal breeding programmes and includes actual commercial applications in selection and current breeding programmes of beef cattle, sheep, poultry, pigs and dairy cattle.

Author(s)
Nieuwhof, G. J.; Winters, M.; Avendano, S.
Publisher
Wageningen Academic Publishers, Wageningen, Netherlands
Citation
Animal production and animal science worldwide: WAAP book of the year 2007, 2009, pp 195-201
Abstract

The main research achievements in animal breeding and genetics in 2003 (based on publications and journals) for beef and dairy cattle, sheep, goats and pigs are described, including yield traits, functional traits, molecular inheritance, breeding and selection strategies, parameter estimation,...

Author(s)
Banos, G.
Publisher
Wageningen Universiteit (Wageningen University), Wageningen, Netherlands
Citation
WAAP book of the year, 2003: a review on developments and research in livestock systems, 2004, pp 63-72