The Genetics of Cattle, 2nd Edition

The Genetics of Cattle, 2nd Edition

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Since the time of domestication more than 10, 000 years ago, cattle have played an increasingly crucial role in the development of human civilizations. Progress has been quite remarkable since the turn of the century; the sequencing of the bovine genome in 2009 launched new avenues for furthering our understanding of theoretical and practical aspects of cattle genetics. Covering a vast array of questions, this book reviews major topics from molecular and developmental genetics, disease resistance and immunogenetics to genetic improvement of dairy and beef breeds, addressing all current problems in the field. This second edition includes a new team of authors and completely new chapters on the genetics of fat production, nutrition, feed intake and efficiency, growth and body composition. Fully updated throughout, it provides a valuable resource on cattle genetics for researchers, breeders, veterinarians and postgraduate students.Chaze, T., Meunier, B., Chambon, C., Jurie, C. and Picard, B. (2008) In vivo proteome dynamics during early bovine myogenesis. Proteomics 8, 4236a€“4248. Chitwood, J., Rincon, G., Kaiser, G., Medrano, J. and Ross, P. (2013) RNA-seq analysis of single bovine blastocysts. ... artificial insemination in a Presynch + Ovsynch protocol on first-service pregnancy rates. Journal of Dairy ... In: Nagy, Z.P., Varghese, A.C. and Agarwal, A. (eds) Practical Manual of In Vitro Fertilization. Springeranbsp;...

Title:The Genetics of Cattle, 2nd Edition
Author:Dorian Garrick, Anatoly Ruvinsky
Publisher:CABI - 2014-11-28


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