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The Genetics of the Horse

Edited By: AT Bowling and A Ruvinsky

527 pages, Figs, tabs

CABI Publishing

Hardback | Jan 2000 | #111630 | ISBN: 0851994296
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NHBS Price: £135.00 $177/€152 approx

About this book

The theory and application of mammalian genetics have been evolving rapidly over the past two decades. This has given scientists fresh insight into the biological processes which affect the functions of the animal in question. Continuing the successful genetics series, this latest title is a comprehensive review of current research of horse genetics. All relevant topics have been included with chapters written by expert in their field from around the world.


Systematics and phylogeny of the horse; genetics of colour variation; genetics of morphological traits and inherited disorders; biochemical genetics and blood groups; immunogenetics; genetic aspects of disease in horses; cytogenetics and physical chromosome maps; genetics of behaviour; biology of reproduction and modern reproductive technology; genetics of peformance traits; genetic improvement of the horse. (Part contents).

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