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Population genetics in animal breeding

Franz Pirchner

Population genetics in animal breeding

by Franz Pirchner

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Published by W.H. Freeman in San Francisco .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementFranz Pirchner ; translated by Franz Pirchner and Max von Krosigk.
SeriesSeries of Books in Agricultural Science
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13682867M

Population Genetics and Behavior []. Population genetics described the statistical distribution of genes in a particular breeding population, such as a breed of dog, and examines the role of various biological effects on gene distribution. Principles of Plant Genetics and Breeding, 2nd Edition introduces both classical and molecular tools for plant breeding. Topics such as biotechnology in plant breeding, intellectual property, risks, emerging concepts (decentralized breeding, organic breeding), and more are addressed in the new, updated edition of this text.

The first 10 chapters of the book have been devoted to principles of Animal Genetics, next 9 chapters to Population Genetics concerning with the genetic structure of population for qualitative and quantitative characters and last 8 chapters to Animal Breeding covering the methods of exploitation of genetic variation for the genetic improvement. Filling a void in existing literature on animal science, Animal Genetics introduces genetic principles and presents their application in production and companion animals. The book details population and quantitative genetics, epigenetics, biotechnology, and breeding among other topics.

First published in , “Animal Breeding Plans” contains a detailed guide on animal breeding designed for students with experience of genetics, embryology, breeds, and stock judging. It aims to furnish the reader with a clear understanding of the means available for improving the heredity of farm animals, especially what each possible. Animal genetics is a foundational discipline in the fields of animal science, animal breeding, and veterinary sciences. While genetics underpins the healthy development and breeding of all living organisms, this is especially true in domestic animals, specifically with respect to breeding for key traits.


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Population genetics in animal breeding by Franz Pirchner Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book attempts to outline population genetics and quantitative ge­ netics as they pertain to animal breeding and to discuss the theoretical aspects of this field of agricultural activity. Therefore, it brings into focus the basic principles of animal breeding, which are illustrated with per­ tinent examples; however, it is not intended to give recommendations for particular by: This book attempts to outline population genetics and quantitative ge­ netics as they pertain to animal breeding and to discuss the theoretical aspects of this field of Population genetics in animal breeding book activity.

Therefore, it brings into focus the basic principles of animal breeding, which are illustrated with per­ tinent examples; however, it is not intended to give recommendations for particular situations.

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This is an excellent book on the theoretical basis of the application of population genetics to animal breeding, aimed primarily at those animal breeders who wish to know more about the fundamentals of their subject.

The examples used in detailed discussions of specific points are taken almost invariably from domestic animals. It is neither a textbook of population genetics nor one on animal Author: F. Pirchner. The first 10 chapters of the book have been devoted to principles of Animal Genetics, next 9 chapters to Population Genetics concerning with the genetic structure of population for qualitative and quantitative characters and last 8 chapters to Animal Breeding covering the methods of exploitation of genetic variation for the genetic improvement of farm animals ".

Animal Breeding and Genetics by author ISBN In this book, brief history of population genetics, domestication of livestock species, classification of breeds, economic characteristics of different livestock species & poultry and their importance, basic statistics, qualitative and quantitative inheritance, gene and.

Understanding Animal Breeding and Genetics book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Intended as a learning text, rather than simply /5(19). When we look at both previous and subsequent developments in the application of population genetics to animal breeding we find that much of it has explicitly or implicitly been based on the infinitesimal model: it has very powerful simplifying statistical properties and avoids the need to specify individual gene effects, information on which has until recently been impossible to by: As animal breeder you start by defining what you want to improve in your population, collect information on the performance of the animals and their genetic relationships, determine which animals have the best genetic potential, determine what proportion you should use for breeding in order to achieve a certain genetic gain in the next generation, select the animals and mate them, and after producing.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Pirchner, Franz. Population genetics in animal breeding. New York: Plenum Press, © (OCoLC) Population genomics has revolutionized various disciplines of biology including population, evolutionary, ecological and conservation genetics, plant and animal breeding, human health, medicine and pharmacology by allowing to address novel and long.

This is a good book on population genetics, covering the more important aspects of livestock breeding. The author has done well by citing his examples, wherever possible, from experiments in livestock in preference to those in laboratory animals. The sequence of the subjects is logical except that the chapter on threshold characters would fit in better towards the end of the by: Following the first International Workshop on Population Genetics for Animal Conservation in at the Centro di Ecologia Alpina, Trento, Italy (recently incorporated into the Edmund Mach Foundation), the scientific committee felt that, given the global urgency of animal conservation, it was imperative that discussions at the conference were Cited by: Introduction to Quantitative Genetics (4th Edition): This is the classic introductory text on quantitative genetics, and is essential reading for anyone who is going to work seriously in animal breeding.

It also lays the groundwork necessary to tackle Wright's epic four-volume series "Evolution and the Genetics of Populations". Full text Full text is available as a scanned copy of the original print version. Get a printable copy (PDF file) of the complete article (K), or click on a page image below to browse page by : E.

Merritt. Population genetics in animal breeding by Pirchner, Franz. Publication date Topics Animal population genetics, Livestock, Livestock, Élevage, Hérédité, Génétique, Breeding, Genetics, Population Publisher San Francisco, W.

Freeman Collection inlibrary Internet Archive Books. Scanned in China. Uploaded by Pages: This book attempts to outline population genetics and quantitative ge­ netics as they pertain to animal breeding and to discuss the theoretical aspects of this field of agricultural activity.

Therefore, it brings into focus the basic principles of animal breeding, which are illustrated with per­ tinent examples; however, it is not intended to. • The book covers the discipline of animal breeding from its history, quantitative genetic principles, selection, mating systems and the breeding methods used for improvement of dairy cattle and.

Book reviews appear in many issues. Access the Special Issue for Free. We are delighted to announce the publication of Journal of Animal Breeding and Genetics ' latest Special Issue: Statistics, Genetics and Animal/Plant Breeding - an issue made in honour of Robin Thompson and his many contributions to improvement schemes in this field.

Other books deal with particular parts and their titles illustrate the breadth of the subject, for each relies heavily on quantitative genetic methods, including R off 's () Evolutionary Quantitative Genetics, F rankham et al.'s () Introduction to Conservation Genetics, and several books covering aspects of animal and plant by:.

Genetics Animal Breeding. Population Genetics in Animal Breeding (A Series of books in agricultural science) Pirchner, Franz Paperback or Softback. Condition: New. Dictionary of Genetics, Including Terms Used in Cytology, Animal Breeding and Evolution.

Book. Seller Inventory # BBS More information about this seller.Animal breeding is aiming at the improvement of animals by changing their genetic abilities for important traits. These traits are determined by the requirements and wishes from the society which might change over time.

Animal breeding is highly influenced by research and developments in population- quantitative- and molecular genetics.The first 10 chapters of the book have been devoted to principles of Animal Genetics, next 9 chapters to Population Genetics concerning with the genetic structure of population for qualitative and quantitative characters and last 8 chapters to Animal Breeding covering the methods of exploitation of genetic variation for the genetic improvement of farm animals.