The Genetics of the Horse (Google eBook)

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Ann T. Bowling, Anatoly Ruvinsky
CABI, May 18, 2000 - Nature - 512 pages
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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. This is the latest title in our successful series of genetics books. Reference book providing a comprehensive review of the current research in horse geneticsChapters written by international experts in the field Of worldwide relevance
  

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This book seems to have a lot of information. It is very hard to telll what the author means. For a person that is already advanced in horses, this is a great read. But for us who do not understand horses, nothing is explained enough to understand.

Contents

A T Bowling1 and A Ruvinsky2
26
Genetic Studies of Domestic Horses and Przewalskis Horse
32
Future Prospects for Domestic Horses
48
Genetics of Colour Variation
53
Genetics of Morphological Traits and Inherited Disorders
71
Blood Groups and Biochemical Polymorphisms
85
Molecular Genetics of the Horse
109
Immunogenetics of the Horse
123
Genetics of Behaviour
281
Reproduction and Modern Breeding Technologies in the Mare
307
Developmental Genetics
343
Genetic Resources and Their Conservation
387
15 Genetics of Performance Traits
411
Genetics of Conformation Locomotion and Physiological Traits
439
Genetic Improvement of the Horse
473
Standardized Genetic Nomenclature for the Horse
499

Genetic Aspects of Disease in Horses
157
Cytogenetics and Physical Gene Maps
171
Linkage and Comparative Maps for the Horse Equus cahallus
243

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