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Understanding Animal Breeding

by Pearson
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Author: Bourdon, Richard

Brand: Pearson

Edition: 2

Binding: Hardcover

Number Of Pages: 560

Release Date: 29-07-1999

Details: Product Description An experienced animal breeder, Rick Bourdon designed this book to be a modern, technologically up-to-date approach to animal breeding. KEY TOPICS: Understanding Animal Breeding addresses the abstract concepts of animal breeding, presenting the necessary mathematics, but previous experience in genetics and statistics is not assumed. Well organized and readable, the book stresses application, then explains theory for an overall understanding of the material. Coverage explores the latest material on interactions and breeding objectives; performance testing; probabilities and inheritance; the Hardy-Weinberg equilibrium with multiple alleles; realized response to selection; breeding for uniformity; and biotechnology. MARKET: For practicing animal breeders as well as those interested in breeding and agriculture. From the Back Cover An experienced animal breeder, Rick Bourdon designed this book to be a modern, technologically up-to-date approach to animal breeding. Understanding Animal Breeding addresses the abstract concepts of animal breeding, presenting the necessary mathematics, but previous experience in genetics and statistics is not assumed. Well organized and readable, the book stresses application, then explains theory for an overall understanding of the material. Coverage explores the latest material on interactions and breeding objectives; performance testing; probabilities and inheritance; the Hardy-Weinberg equilibrium with multiple alleles; realized response to selection; breeding for uniformity; and biotechnology. For practicing animal breeders as well as those interested in breeding and agriculture.

Package Dimensions: 10.3 x 8.3 x 1.4 inches

Languages: English