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Animal Science Reviews 2010

Edited by David Hemming
June 2011
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  • Published
    24th June 2011
  • ISBN 9781845938802
  • Language English
  • Pages 280 pp.
  • Size 8.25" x 11.75"
  • Images 20 illus

Animal Science Reviews 2010 provides scientists and students in animal science with timely analysis on key topics in current research. Originally published online in CAB Reviews, this volume makes available in printed form the reviews in animal science published during 2010.

1. Protein nutrition and nitrogen balance in buffalo cows
2. Expression QTL and their applications in genetic improvement of farm animals
3. A brief history of mammalian coat colour genetics
4. Functional genomic approaches to understand the biological pathways underpinning intramuscular fat in beef
5. Assessing impacts of organic production on pork and beef quality
6. Whole genome marker-assisted selection
7. Quantitative trait mutations in cattle, sheep and pigs: a review
8. Technical, epidemiological and financial implications of large-scale national vaccination campaigns to control HPAI H5N1
9. Accelerated lambing: Part 1. Housing for sheep
10. Accelerated lambing: Part 2. Increasing the frequency of pregnancy in sheep
11. Poultry sector development, highly pathogenic avian influenza and the smallholder production systems
12. Fat and taste perception
13. Microgoats in India and their role in future animal production in an era of climatic change
14. Assessing biosafety of GM plants containing lectins
15. Ovine and caprine brucellosis (Brucella melitensis)
16. Plants as reservoirs for human enteric pathogens
17. Use of high-density marker genotyping for genetic improvement of livestock by genomic selection
18. Natural antimicrobials for food processing
19. Palatability: principles, methodology and practice for farm animals
20. Embryo cryopreservation in domestic mammalian livestock species
21. Risk assessment of toxic contaminants in animal feed

David Hemming

David Hemming is at CABI, UK.