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Poultry genetics, breeding, and biotechnology

Author: W M Muir; S E Aggrey
Publisher: Wallingford, Oxon, UK ; Cambridge, MA, USA : CABI Pub., ©2003.
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This book contains articles on the quantitative and molecular genetics of poultry, the uses of transgenic technology, and genetics of disease resistance and transmission. It is divided into 4 parts: problems and issues associated with poultry breeding (part 1; 6 chapters); breeding strategies and objectives (part 2; 9 chapters); disease resistance and transmission (part 3; 7 chapters); and the use of genomics and  Read more...
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Poultry genetics, breeding, and biotechnology.
Wallingford, Oxon, UK ; Cambridge, MA, USA : CABI Pub., ©2003
(DLC) 2002013733
(OCoLC)50479229
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: W M Muir; S E Aggrey
ISBN: 0851998453 9780851998459 1280833777 9781280833779
OCLC Number: 56972049
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 706 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Part I. Problems and Issues Associated with Poultry Breeding --
1. Industrial Perspective on Problems and Issues Associated with Poultry Breeding / James A. Arthur and Gerard A.A. Albers --
2. Growth and Reproduction Problems Associated with Selection for Increased Broiler Meat Production / E. Decuypere [and others] --
3. Skeletal Problems Associated with Selection for Increased Production / Colin C. Whitehead [and others] --
4. Meat Quality Problems Associated with Selection for Increased Production / Herve Remignon and Elisabeth Le Bihan-Duval --
5. Behaviour Problems Associated with Selection for Increased Production / J.B. Kjaer and J.A. Mench --
6. Genotype-Environment Interactions : Problems Associated with Selection for Increased Production / P.K. Mathur --
Part II. Breeding Strategies and Objectives --
7. Breeding Objectives and Selection Strategies for Layer Production / A.F. Groen --
8. Breeding Objectives and Selection Strategies for Broiler Production / Derek Emmerson --
9. Use of Mixed Model Methodology in Breeding Strategies for Layers / B. Besbes and V. Ducrocq --
10. Application of Mixed Model Methodology in Breeding Strategies for Meat-type Birds / Stanislaw Wfxyk and Jan Jankowski --
11. Use of Mixed Model Methodology in Poultry Breeding : Estimation of Genetic Parameters / Tomasz Szwaczkowski --
12. Use of Mixed Model Methodology in Poultry Breeding : Assumptions, Limitations and Concerns of BLUP-based Selection Programmes / Margaret Quinton --
13. Direct Selection for Improvement of Animal Well-being / J.M. Faure, W. Bessei and R.B. Jones --
14. Indirect Selection for Improvement of Animal Well-being / W.M. Muir --
15. Genetic Diversity and Conservation of Poultry / Mary E. Delany --
Part III. Disease Resistance and Transmission --
16. Progress and Prospects in Resistance to Disease / U. Kuhnlein, S.E. Aggrey and D. Zadworny --
17. Genetics of the Immune System / J. Plachy, P. Kaiser and K. Hala --
18. Genetic Resistance and Transmission of Avian Bacteria and Viruses / N. Bumstead --
19. Genetic Resistance and Transmission of Avian Parasites / Marie-Helene Pinard-van der Laan, Hyun S. Lillehoj and James J. Zhu --
20. Selection for Disease Resistance : Conventional Breeding for Resistance to Bacteria and Viruses / C. Beaumont [and others] --
21. Selection for Disease Resistance : Molecular Genetic Techniques / Hans H. Cheng --
22. Selection for Disease Resistance : Direct Selection on the Immune Response / Susan J. Lamont [and others] --
Part IV. The Use of Genomics and Bioinformatics in Poultry --
23. Genetic Markers : Prospects and Applications in Genetic Analysis / Samuel E. Aggrey and Ronald Okimoto --
24. Designs and Methods to Detect QTL for Production Traits Based on Mapped Genetic Markers / Johan A.M. van Arendonk and Henk Bovenhuis --
25. Designs and Methods to Detect QTL for Production Traits Based on Random Genetic Models / Nengjun Yi and Shizhong Xu --
26. Structural Genomics : Integrating Linkage, Physical and Sequence Maps / Martien A.M. Groenen and Richard P.M.A. Crooijmans --
27. Incorporating Molecular Information in Breeding Programmes : Methodology / Rohan L. Fernando and Liviu R. Totir --
28. Incorporating Molecular Information in Breeding Programmes : Applications and Limitations / W.M. Muir --
29. Comparative Genomics / David W. Burt --
30. Functional Genomics : Development and Gene Regulation / John Killefer and Hakan Kocamis --
31. Expressed Sequence Tags, DNA Chip Technology and Gene Expression Profiling / Larry A. Cogburn, Robin Morgan and Joan Burnside --
32. DNA Polymorphisms in Functional Genes / U. Kuhnlein [and others] --
33. Strategies for the Production of Transgenic Chickens / James N. Petitte --
34. The Future of Molecular Genetics in Poultry Breeding / Jerry B. Dodgson.
Responsibility: edited by W.M. Muir and S.E. Aggrey.
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