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I. ANIMAL BREEDING FROM THE TOP DOWN.
1. What is the “Best” Animal?
2. How are Animal Populations Improved?
II. ANIMAL BREEDING FROM THE BOTTOM UP.
3. Mendelian Inheritance.
4. Genes in Populations.
5. Simply-Inherited and Polygenic Traits.
6. Selection for Simply-Inherited Traits.
7. The Genetic Model for Quantitative Traits.
8. Statistics and Their Application to Quantitative Traits.
9. Heritability and Repeatability.
10. Factors Affecting the Rate of Genetic Change.
11. Genetic Prediction.
12. Large-Scale Genetic Evaluation.
13. Correlated Response to Selection.
14. Multiple-Trait Selection.
IV. MATING SYSTEMS.
15. Selection for Simply-Inherited Traits
16. Mating Strategies Based on Animal Performance: Random and Assortative Mating.
17. Mating Strategies Based on Pedigree Relationship: Inbreeding and Outbreeding.
18. Hybrid Vigor.
19. Crossbreeding Systems.
V. NEW TECHNIQUES, OLD STRATEGIES
20. Biotechnology and Animal Breeding.
21. Commonsense Animal Breeding.
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Helped me get through my class! The examples in the book were easy to follow.Published 6 months ago by Amazon Customer
He needed this for a college class this semester. Was able to pick this up for a great price and not have to pay the book store price.Published on January 26, 2013 by peppergirl
I bought this for a college course in Animal Science, obviously. Having said that, I didn't really read it. Read morePublished on December 7, 2011 by abrookec2011