Sarah foresees her research as a first step towards genomicsassisted breeding
strategies - that is, optimising genes which govern traits that farmers are interested in, such as growth rates and hardiness.
IBERS PhD researcher, Sarah Beynon, said: "These findings provide the basis for future genome-wide association studies and a first step towards developing genomics-assisted breeding
strategies in the UK.
The book's excellent information on selective breeding
for conservation is of particular interest to me.
Although Anderson's main market is the pedigree sales at Carlisle, Stirling and Worcester, they are gaining popularity for cross breeding
with other breeds producing good butchers' lambs.
The Eastern Spadefoot, Scaphiopus holbrookii, an anuran that ranges widely across eastern North America, exhibits latitudinal variation in breeding
It was during this period that a mainstream interest in the selective breeding
of dogs arose.
Because those who develop dog breeds unconsciously select breeding
stock with personalities much like their own--and therefore, in this case, like yours
Ear samples for the three Western commercial breeds were collected from the Research Center of Pig Breeding
and Reproduction in Shandong province.
Of the breeding
habitat of red-bellied pigeons in Texas, >95% has been destroyed, primarily from conversion of land to agricultural use (Purdy and Tomlinson, 1991; Brush and Cantu, 1998).
ROSAMOND -- Two female North Chinese leopard cubs, a nine-month-old Amur leopard and two tigers will be among the felines up for view Saturday evening at the Exotic Feline Breeding
Compound's Feline Conservation Center.
and distribution of transgenic mice, mice with deliberately and artificially altered genetic backgrounds, is a business with a steep learning curve, high entry costs, and high risk.
Eventually, humans started breeding
tamed canines that had desired traits, such as loyalty and good hunting abilities.
Deff implementation of breeding
technologies in recent years, combined with advances in nutrition and pasture management, has made Brazil home to the largest cattle herd on the planet and last year the world's leading exporter of beef.
Other chapter headings in this section include: 'Cat behavior,' 'About Breeding
,' and 'Showing your Cat.
More than likely, time and trial-and-error methods have been the primary forces in breeding
and management decision-making.