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The genetics of cattle

Dorian J. Garrick (Editor), Anatoly Ruvinsky (Editor), C.A.B. International (Issuing body)
This book covers genetic components in cattle production such as breeds, disease resistance, growth, development, behaviour, body composition and meat quality. This new edition includes updated material and new chapters on genetics of fat production, nutrition, feed intake and efficiency, growth and body composition and genomic selection.
Print Book, English, 2015
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CAB International, Wallingford, Oxfordshire, UK, 2015
x, 623 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
9781780642215, 1780642210
a: Preface Chapter 1: Systematics and phylogeny of cattle Chapter 2: Genetic aspects of domestication Chapter 3: Breeds of cattle Chapter 4: Molecular genetics of colour variation Chapter 5: Genetics of morphological traits and inherited disorders Chapter 6: Cytogenetics and chromosome maps Chapter 7: Bovine genomics Chapter 8: Bovine immunogenetics Chapter 9: Genetics of disease resistance Chapter 10: Molecular biology and genetics of bovine spongiform encephalopathy Chapter 11: Genetics of behaviour in cattle Chapter 12: Genetics of reproduction in cattle Chapter 13: Modern reproductive technologies and breed improvement Chapter 14: Developmental genetics Chapter 15: Genetic improvement of dairy cattle Chapter 16: Molecular genetics of milk protein production Chapter 17: Genetics fatty acids composition in bovine milk and beef Chapter 18: Genetic improvement in beef cattle Chapter 19: Genomic prediction and genome-wide association studies in beef and dairy cattle Chapter 20: Genetics of feed intake and efficiency. Chapter 21: Genetics of growth and body composition Chapter 22: Genetics of meat quality Chapter 23: Genetic aspects of cattle adaptation in the tropics Chapter 24: Standard genetic nomenclature b: Index
Preceded by: Genetics of cattle / edited by R. Fries and A. Ruvinsky. c1999