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The Genetics of the Horse

Edited By: AT Bowling and A Ruvinsky
527 pages, Figs, tabs
Publisher: CABI Publishing
The Genetics of the Horse
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  • The Genetics of the Horse ISBN: 9780851994291 Hardback Jan 2000 Usually dispatched within 2-3 weeks
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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.

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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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Edited By: AT Bowling and A Ruvinsky
527 pages, Figs, tabs
Publisher: CABI Publishing
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