- Series: Cabi
- Hardcover: 710 pages
- Publisher: CABI; First edition (December 15, 1999)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0851992587
- ISBN-13: 978-0851992587
- Product Dimensions: 6.4 x 1.7 x 9.7 inches
- Shipping Weight: 3.2 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
- Average Customer Review: 1 customer review
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #5,365,234 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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The Genetics of Cattle (Cabi) First Edition
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About the Author
Anatoly Ruvinsky Since graduation from Novosibirsk State University (Russia) in 1969, A. Ruvinsky has been working in several fields of genetics for more than 40 years. He received his PhD in 1974 and Dr.Sc. in 1985. In 1986, Ruvinsky was elected as head of laboratory of animal genetics and 1988 as Vice Director of the Institute of Cytology and Genetics of Russian Academy of Sciences. In 1993, he joined the University of New England, Australia. Professor Ruvinsky published more than 100 refereed papers in leading genetic journals and edited 11 books so far. This includes the series of books on mammalian genetics, which currently undergoes 2nd edition. His most recent book, Genetics and Randomness, was published in 2009.