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Cover for Genetics of complex traits.

This chapter describes the interaction of environment with genetics to generate phenotype in horses and highlights the methods for determining heritability and breeding values among horses.

Author(s)
Bailey, E.; Brooks, S. A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392589)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Mutant phenotyping and pre-breeding in barley.

This chapter presents an overview of barley genetic improvement through the induction of single gene mutations and multiple gene mutations, and through phenotypic screening and selection. Photographs of various barley mutant phenotypes (caryopsis, germination, first leaf, seedling, tillering, leaf, ...

Author(s)
Forster, B. P.; Franckowiak, J. D.; Lundqvist, U.; Thomas, W. T. B.; Leader, D.; Shaw, P.; Lyon, J.; Waugh, R.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640853)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Phenotypic mass selection - genetic gain, choice of traits and indirect response.

This chapter addresses the issues that arise during the selection process made in first generation tree improvement programmes in which trees are selected solely by their superior phenotypic appearance. These include: (1) the traits and number of traits to select; (2) the relative emphasis that...

Author(s)
White, T. L.; Adams, W. T.; Neale, D. B.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932855)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A bulk segregant approach to identify genetic polymorphisms associated with cold tolerance in lucerne.

This paper discusses the freezing tolerance of lucerne, the molecular bases of cold tolerance of lucerne, the genetic improvement of cold hardiness in lucerne, field selection of genotypes that survived the winter, phenotypic selection under environmentally controlled conditions, marker-assisted...

Author(s)
Castonguay, Y.; Cloutier, J.; Laberge, S.; Bertrand, A.; Michaud, R.
ISBN
2006 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990590)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper

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