This deterministic software allows modeling of all related breeding structures, as well as genetic and economic parameters, to account for complex breeding programs
with a special emphasis on genomic information.
PP 25,223) is a new strawberry cultivar from the Corvallis breeding program
, which is led by ARS plant geneticist Chad Finn.
Reproductive success rates less than 100% are a challenge for captive abalone breeding programs
(Lemay & Boulding 2009) and can be expected to be as low as 40% in a commercial setting (Elliott 2000).
The initiative is being led by the Australian Reptile Park and Wildlife Sanctuary, which already has one of the largest breeding programs
for Tasmanian devils in the country.
Black Diamond is a thornless blackberry cultivar recently released from the USDA-ARS blackberry breeding program
The International Fund for Houbara Conservation (IFHC) was recently established and aims to protect the Houbara Bustard through captive breeding programs
, educational outreach and international alliances with fellow conservationists.
It cooperates in breeding programs
with zoos around the world.
Incubation of Reptile Eggs is a scientific account that collects available information and experience from a wealth of experts concerning the proper incubation of reptile eggs, knowledge that is vital to the success of captive breeding programs
that are one defense against species extinction.
Most breeding programs
for loblolly pine in the southern United States are conducted in cooperative breeding programs
at one of three institutions: North Carolina State University, The University of Florida, and Texas A & M University.
family-owned seed company with plant breeding programs
in corn, soybeans and alfalfa.
These varieties have evolved from the same ancient tradition of seed saving as heirloom varieties, but often were further refined by public breeding programs
The paper reopens an old debate about whether breeding programs
to save endangered species should focus on MHC genes, says Bob Vrijenhoek of the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute in California.
It also advises captive breeding programs
and, in a few cases, supports field-based management or research on wild elephants.
Officers of the two firms said that combining both existing breeding programs
will allow the HBC to draw from a much wider pool of germplasm and speed up the development of new varieties.
This report emphasizes the importance of adequate protection against infectious diseases for the successful outcome of captive breeding programs
of endangered species.