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Animal breeding theory.

E. P. Cunningham

Animal breeding theory.

Internordic licencist course in quantitative genetics

by E. P. Cunningham

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Published by Landbruksbokhandelen; Universitetsforlaget in Vollebekk .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Genetics.,
  • Breeding.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies.

    Statement[by] E. P. Cunningham. Institute of Animal Genetics and Breeding, Agricultural College of Norway. January 27. - March 1, 1969.
    ContributionsNorges landbrukshøgskole. Institutt for husdyravl.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSF105 .C95
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (various pagings)
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4364646M
    LC Control Number78423126

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    Animal breeding, controlled propagation of domestic animals in order to improve desirable qualities. Humanity has been modifying domesticated animals to better suit human needs for centuries. Selective breeding involves using knowledge from several branches of science. These include genetics, statistics, reproductive physiology, computer science, and molecular genetics. For Animal Breeding and Genetics courses. An experienced educator in animal breeding, Rick Bourdon designed this book to be a modern, technologically up-to-date approach to animal breeding that is less intimidating to students than competing texts. The book is meant to be a learning text or guide as opposed to simply a reference.

      Fikret Isik, Professor in Forestry and Environmental Resources and the Associate Director of the NC State Tree Improvement Program, and a team of intercollegiate researchers at NC State just released a new page textbook, titled “Genetic Data Analysis for Plant and Animal Breeding,” fills an important gap between theory and application in the quantitative genetics world by. A must for anyone wanting to learn more about animal breeding. Plan and implement animal breeding programs using genetic theory, practical applications to daily husbandry practice, and management of animal breeding programs. This course includes a sound introduction to genetics relevant to .


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