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Cover for Selective breeding, cloning and gene editing of dogs and cats for appearance and performance traits.

This chapter discusses the process of domestication and selective breeding in the dog and cat; how these processes have resulted in the modern-day cat and dog; and how pushing the limits of these species′ biology has led to concerns about their welfare. The future of genetically manipulating...

Author(s)
Packer, R. M. A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390547)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Welfare concerns in genetically modified laboratory mice and rats.

This chapter discusses the development of GM (genetically modified) rodents like laboratory mice and rats (gene modification, and gene modification, phenotypes and harm); social, ethical and welfare concerns (general ethical concerns, genetic modification, animal impact and animal welfare, animal...

Author(s)
Osborne, N.; Morton, D.; Prins, J. B.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390547)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Cloning, editing and GMOs for animal enhancement.

This chapter discusses the selective breeding for animal enhancement (using selective breeding to solve welfare issues (the breeding of polled cattle)); genetic engineering and gene editing for animal enhancement (trends in the creation and use of genetically engineered animals, enhancing research...

Author(s)
Ormandy, E.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390547)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Animal welfare and the brave new world of modifying animals.

This chapter discusses the domestication and conventional breeding of animals; biotechnology definitions and methods; effects of biotechnology procedures on animal welfare; effects of cloning procedures on animal welfare; effects of genetic modification procedures on animal welfare; genetic...

Author(s)
Broom, D. M.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390547)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Concluding: pushing animals to their limits.

This chapter describes and evaluates many forms of animal manipulations in use in the world today. It details the ways in which mankind has dominated the animal kingdom and manipulated it for its own gains. The animals affected are distorted and deviated far from their wild types, and while they...

Author(s)
Whiting, M.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390547)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Biotechnology.

This chapter discusses tissue culture, including topics on micropropagation, organogenesis and somatic embryogenesis, in vitro production of metabolites, cultivar improvement, beneficial microorganisms, somaclonal variation, and in vitro germplasm conservation of pineapple. Anther and ovule...

Author(s)
Botella, J. R.; Hamill, S.; Ko HianLien; Matsumoto, T.; Souza, F. V. D.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393302)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Pests, diseases and weeds.

This chapter describes some pineapple soil-borne pests (including nematodes and arthropods) and pathogens of the roots; weeds; pests and pathogens of the shoot and fruit; and their management, using cultural, chemical, biological, genetic (breeding for resistance and genetic engineering) control...

Author(s)
Sipes, B.; Matos, A. P. de
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393302)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Driving forces and demand-side economics.

This chapter illustrates the demand-side issues in the bioeconomy. It starts with the macro drivers guiding the need for bioeconomy technologies and investigates how they affect the market through individual consumers' and citizens' behaviour. It then focuses on individual behaviour, initially...

Author(s)
Viaggi, D.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392756)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Plant biotechnology approaches: from breeding to genome editing.

This chapter focuses on the role of biotechnology in improving the resistance of various economically important crops to plant parasitic nematodes. Information on the various biotechnological approaches currently used in improving crop resistance of plant parasitic nematodes, such as PCR, next...

Author(s)
Gheysen, G.; Lilley, C. J.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390837)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Introduction: use new genetic technologies and animal breeding methods carefully to avoid problems.

This book chapter provides an overview of how conventional animal breeding, GMOs, gene editing and performance enhancing pharmaceuticals are used to produce more productive farm animals. These methods are also used to change the appearance of dogs and enhance the performance of horses. Problems...

Author(s)
Grandin, T.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390547)
Type
Book chapter

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