Ebook: A Breeder's Guide To Genetics - Relax, It's Not Rocket Science

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SKU:
DG214EBK
Author:
Ingrid Wood & Denise Como
Publication Year:
2004
ISBN:
9781617810817
Page Count:
300
Publisher:
AuthorHouse
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Sub-title: "Relax, It's Not Rocket Science." Introduces concepts such as dominant and recessive genes, polygenic inheritance, and genomic imprinting. Various breeding programs are explored in great detail. Issues such as breeding fads and common myths are candidly addressed. Also information on DNA testing, hybrid vigor, understanding pedigrees, and sex chromosomes. An entire section features the basic concepts of color inheritance. All scientific concepts and terms are clearly explained, often by using practical examples. Includes a carefully selected reference section, and provides breeders with the tools to make more informed breeding decisions.