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The genetics of cattle

Author: Dorian J Garrick; Anatoly Ruvinsky; C.A.B. International,
Publisher: Wallingford, Oxfordshire, UK ; Boston, MA, USA : CAB International, [2015] ©2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd editionView all editions and formats

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  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dorian J Garrick; Anatoly Ruvinsky; C.A.B. International,
ISBN: 9781780642215 1780642210
OCLC Number: 874961192
Notes: Preceded by: Genetics of cattle / edited by R. Fries and A. Ruvinsky. c1999.
Description: x, 623 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Contents: Systematics and phylogeny of cattle / A. Hassanin --
Genetic aspects of domestication / J.A Lenstra and M. Felius --
Breeds of cattle / D. Buchanan and J.A Lenstra --
Molecular genetics of colour variation / A. Ruvinsky --
Genetics of morphological traits and inherited disorders / F.W. Nicholas --
Cytogenetics and chromosome maps / D.M. Larkin and M. Farre --
Bovine genomics / D. Adelson Z. Qu, J.M. Raison and S.L. Lim --
Bovine immunogenetics / Y. Aida, S-n. Takeshima, C.L. Baldwin, A.K. Kaushik --
Genetics of disease resistance / A. Ruvinsky and A. Teale --
Molecular biology and genetics of bovine spongiform encephalopathy / N. Hunter --
Genetics of behaviour in cattle / P. Wiener --
Genetics of reproduction in cattle / B.W. Kirkpatrick --
Modern reproductive technologies and breed improvement / H.A. Shojaei Saadi, C. Robert --
Developmental genetics / A. Ruvinsky --
Genetic improvement of dairy cattle / V. Ducrocq and G. Wiggans --
Molecular genetics of milk protein production / J.A. Sharp, K. Nicholas --
Genetics fatty acids composition in bovine milk and beef / R.A. Nafikov, H. Soyeurt and D.C. Beitz --
Genetic improvement in beef cattle / B.P. Kinghorn, R. Banks, G. Simm --
Genomic prediction and genome-wide association studies in beef and dairy cattle / D.J. Garrick and R. Fernando --
Genetics of feed intake and efficiency / D. Berry, E. Kennedy and J.J. Crowley --
Genetics of growth and body composition / M. Thonney --
Genetics of meat quality / R. Mateescu --
Genetic aspects of cattle adaptation in the tropics / H. Burrow --
Standard genetic nomenclature / Z-L. Hu, J. Reecy, F. McCarthy and C.A. Park.
Responsibility: edited by Dorian J. Garrick, Iowa State University, USA, and Anatoly Ruvinsky, University of New England, Australia.


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