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Breeding for Disease Resistance in Farm Animals.

Author/Creator:
Bishop, S.C.
Publication:
Wallingford : CABI, 2010.
Format/Description:
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1 online resource (370 pages)
Edition:
3rd ed.
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Subjects:
Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616. -- Hamlet.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Summary:
Addressing principles associated with breeding animals for enhanced health and resistance to specific diseases, this new edition provides an updated review of the field and is illustrated with examples covering many diseases of importance to livestock production across all major livestock species. Edited by experts in the field, the book covers techniques and approaches, viruses, TSEs, bacteria, parasites, vectors, and broader health issues seen in production systems, including metabolic diseases. The book will be an essential reference for professionals in the field, scientists and researchers, students, breeders, vets, agricultural advisors and policymakers. It is also suitable for professionals in the field, scientists and researchers, students, breeders, vets, agricultural advisors and policymakers.
Contents:
Intro
Contents
Contributors
Part I: Principles and Methods
1 Introduction
2 The Immune System
3 Modelling Farm Animal Diseases
Part II: Viruses and TSEs
4 Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies
5 Viral Diseases in Chickens
6 Bovine Viral Diseases: the Role of Host Genetics
7 Viral Diseases in Pigs
8 Breeding for Resistance to Viral Diseases in Salmonids
Part III: Bacteria
9 Genetics of Mastitis in Dairy Ruminants
10 Salmonella in Chickens
11 Escherichia coli and Salmonella in Pigs
12 Genetic Aspects of Resistance to Ovine Footrot
Part IV: Parasites and Vectors
13 Breeding for Resistance to Nematode Infections
14 Ticks and Tick-borne Diseases in Cattle
Part V: Metabolic and Production Diseases
15 Metabolic Diseases in Sheep and Cattle
16 Genetics of Metabolic Diseases in Poultry
Index
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Local notes:
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Contributor:
Nicholas, F.W.
Axford, R.F.E.
Owen, J.B.
Other format:
Print version: Bishop, S.C. Breeding for Disease Resistance in Farm Animals
ISBN:
9781845935979
9781845935559
OCLC:
681733731