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Aug 4, 2016 ... CAB. International. Simm, G. 1998. Genetic Improvement of Cattle and Sheep. Farming Press. Turner, H. N., and S. S. Y. Young. 1969. Quantitative Genetics in Sheep Breeding. Cornell. University Press. Weller, J. I. 2001. Quantitative Trait Loci Analysis in Animals. CABI Publishing. Plant Breeding. Acquaah ...


Melhoramento Genético Animal

848p. PEREIRA, J.C.C. Melhoramento genético aplicado à produção animal. Belo Horizonte. Imprensa UFMG, 5 edição, 2008. 618p. SIMM. G. Genetic improvement of cattle and sheep. Farming Press, Ipswich, United. Kingdom, 1998 , 433p. BOWLING, A. T. The genetics of horse. CABI Publishing, New York, 2000, 512p.


Genetic Improvement of Immune Response and Disease Resistance

disease resistance. There is evidence that in rodents, poultry, sheep and swine selective breeding for high or low immune response influences resistance to infectious disease. (reviewed by Kelm et al., 2001). In most species, including pigs and cattle, heritability estimates for antibody and cell-mediated immune responses ...


breeding for disease resistance in farm animals, 2nd edition

CABI Publishing is a division of CAB International. CABI Publishing. CABI Publishing. CAB International. 10 E 40th Street. Wallingford. Suite 3203. Oxon OX10 8DE. New York, NY ... Genetics of Susceptibility in Cattle and Sheep. 343. C.A. Morris .... more fertile areas, for domesticated farm livestock to enjoy improving con-.


Importance of Epigenetics in Animal Breeding: Genomic Imprinting

Dijana Zeric. Supervisors: Dirk-Jan de Koning, SLU, Department of Animal Breeding and Genetics ... The current genetic improvement schemes in livestock assume that the expression of desirable traits ... imprinted genes in mouse, human, pig, sheep, rat, dog and cattle and several predicted (see table 1). As seen in table 1 ...


Animal breeding for Food security

Bank, 2008) and an improvement in life expectancy from 46 in the 1950s to around ... Undoubtedly, genetic improvement in animal and plant species has played ...... Genetic Improvement of Cattle and Sheep. CABI. Walsh, B. 2001. Quantitative genetics in the age of genomics. Theoretical Population. Biology 59: 175-184.


Preserving genetic resources in agriculture

resources and farm animals such as cattle and sheep. The pro- ... Map. 9. Animal genetic resources. 11. Cattle. 12. Farm animals. 18. Sheep. 24. Livestock breeds. 30. Livestock globalview. 34. Arable crop and cereal genetic resources. 43. Rice. 44 ... order to bring continuity to improving the conservation and uti- lisation of ...


Genetics Selection Evolution

Oct 22, 2009 ... sheep and cattle, which provided strong evidence for synteny conservation of QTL regions for milk, fat, protein and somatic cell score ... successfully exploited in genetic improvement pro- grammes for sheep dairy ...... Weller JI: Quantitative Trait Loci Analysis in Animals New York: CABI. Publishing; 2001. 8.


The history of artificial insemination: Selected notes and notables

cattle, in which the impact on genetic improvement and control of venereal .... applied in Japan in cattle, sheep, goats, swine, and poultry. ...... Reproduction in Domestic Animals. 4th ed. Aca- demic Press, San Diego, CA. Davies Morel, M. C. G. 1999. Equine Artificial Insemination. CABI. Publishing, Wallingford, Oxon , U.K. ...



Alderson, G.L.H. (1981) The conservation of animal genetic resources in the United Kingdom. In: Animal genetic resources. .... CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK. Bixby, D.E., Christman, C.J., Ehrman, .... Burfening, P.J. & Carpio, M. (1995) Improving Criollo sheep in Peru through crossbreeding. Small Ruminant Research, 17, ...


marker-assisted selection in sheep and goats

in sheep and goat breeding programmes from those in the more intensive animal industries, and the application of MAS will therefore be different. For example, 96 per- cent of the world goat population is kept by smallholders in developing countries, and genetic improvement programmes are rare (Olivier et al., 2005).


Animal Husbandry Engineering, MSc

Simm, G.: Genetic Improvement of Cattle and Sheep. Farming Press, 1998. Fries, R.: The Genetics of Cattle. Wallingford: CAB Publishing, 1999. Piper, L.: The genetics of sheep. Wallingford: CAB Publishing, 1997. Ruvinsky, A.: The genetics of the dog. Wallingford: CABI Publishing, 2006. Bowling, Ann T.: The genetics of the ...


Trends in on-farm performance testing of cattle and sheep in sub

improved, detailed information is needed on the specific functions of cattle and sheep in production .... the database of the Commonwealth Agricultural Bureaux International (CABI) identified references to a ... methodologies are being developed to facilitate research on genetic improvement in production systems with small ...


Proceedings, 10th World Congress of Genetics Applied to Livestock

ABSTRACT: This paper reviews the literature to determine the extent of genetic variation for resistance to stressors of tropical environments in beef and dairy cattle and goats and sheep. It also investigates the existence of genetic antagonisms that would preclude simultaneous improvement of productive and adaptive traits.


Law On Breeding and Animal Production

Feb 27, 2014 ... President has proclaimed the following Law: Law On Breeding and Animal Production. Section 1. Terms Used in this Law. The terms used in this Law are as follows: 1) breeding – a complex of zootechnical measures for targeted animal breeding and improvement of their genetic and economically valuable ...


Is Continued Genetic Improvement of Livestock Sustainable?

ABSTRACT Large genetic improvements in the quantitative traits of growth, production, and efficiency of farmed livestock have been ... The improvement has been due to selection, recently mainly within popula- tions, and has continued at similar rates for many livestock generations. I consider ..... sheep (Casellas et al.


CABI Books 2016

indicates the publication is a textbook and available for course adoptions. For inspection copies of these books please fill in the inspection copy request form at www.cabi.org/bookshop contents. 05 agriculture and international development. 13 plant sciences. 23 environmental sciences. 30 animal and veterinary sciences .

2016 Catalogue.pdf

Selection for 'environmental fit' from existing domesticated species

improvement of livestock by means of 'artificial selection' where humans make choices over which animals ... selection a close correspondence between animal genetics and the environment is at the core of evolutionary ... lamb survival in lowland sheep breeds, which is mitigated by a higher level of human intervention at ...



Wallingford. Oxon OX10 8DE. UK. Tel: +44 (0)1491 832111. Fax: +44 (0)1491 833508. Email: [email protected] Web site: http://www.cabi.org. CABI Publishing. 10 E. 40th Street. Suite 3203 ... 14 Genetic Selection to Reduce Stress in Animals . 291. T.G. Pottinger .... improved human–animal interactions. Many individuals ...

The biology of the animal stress.pdf

Improving the Reproductive Management of Dairy Cattle Subjected to

yielding more lactations and calves per lifetime of each breeding cow. The outcome will be greater economic benefits to the farmers. Artificial insemination ( AI) is widely accepted as a technology that can bring about rapid genetic improvement in cattle and buffaloes. However, optimum conception rates will only be achieved ...