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Les pratiques agricoles a la loupe

An up-close look at agricultural practices

Towards multi-performance agriculture


C. Huyghe, B. Coudurier, J. Boiffin, J. Peyraud, F. Jeuland, N. Urruty, H. Guyomard

Edition 2017

This book analyses the impact that agricultural practices have on the productive, economic, environmental and social performance of metropolitan agriculture in France. It addresses a variety of topics such as tilling techniques, fertilisation, plant protection and animal health, plant and animal breeding, animal husbandry and the selection of agricultural equipment; an up-close look at over 200 agricultural practices divided into 15 categories.


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Le lapin

The Rabbit

Biology to Breeding


T. Gidenne

Edition 2015

This work is the first manual devoted specifically to rabbit biology. It recounts the history of the domestic rabbit and summarises current knowledge. It also makes concrete recommendations on rabbit breeding practices for both families and professionals and for pet rabbits.


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Cows and Milk

Cows and Milk

Special INRA Issue Animal Productions


R. Baumont, P. Faverdin, C. Leroux

Edition 2013

This special issue sets out an inventory of knowledge on dairy production and the new challenges and tools available to the sector to build its future.


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Amelioration genetique animale

Amelioration genetique animale


G. Wiener, R. Rouvier

Edition 2012

Using examples, this book looks at the various techniques used for genetic improvement of livestock, such as selection, crossing and consanguinity.


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Ils ont domestiqué plantes et animaux

Ils ont domestiqué plantes et animaux

Curtain-raiser to Civilisation


J. Guillaume

Edition 2011

From the Neolithic Age to the 21st century, on all five continents, from the discovery of the first edible plants to genetic modifications in the laboratory, this book recounts the history of Man and his food.


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Elements de genetique quantitative

Elements de genetique quantitative

2nd Edition Revised and Fully Updated


L. Ollivier

Edition 2002

Covers all the basic concepts needed to understand the hereditary transmission of quantitative traits and their evolution with time: populations in Hardy-Weinberg equilibrium, main factors responsible for evolution (inbreeding and genetic drift in ...


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Les vaches de la République

Les vaches de la République

A Scientist's Appraisal of Changing Times and Trends


B. Vissac, B. Leclerc

Edition 2002

A unique account of a livestock researcher's professional and intellectual itinerary, this book takes the reader through a half-century of French cattle research and development. Cows form the central argument of this book. Originally the basis of ...


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Les poules

Les poules

Visible Genetic Diversity


G. Coquerelle

Edition 2000

A century after Bateson carried out his first genetic studies of animals, this extensively illustrated book sums up what is known about Mendelian genetics and the visible hereditary traits of poultry. It proposes formulas for the genotypes of the ...


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Génétique moléculaire : principes et application aux populations animales

Génétique moléculaire : principes et application aux populations animales

Special Issue of the Journal Productions Animales


Edition 2000

The emergent field of molecular genetics has rapidly expanded over the last ten years. This special issue takes a look at the many new developments and the major potential benefits for genetic improvement programmes. It is divided into six major ...


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Techniques de cytogénétique animale

Techniques de cytogénétique animale


P. Popescu, H. Hayes, B. Dutrillaux

Edition 1998

This book presents the main theories and protocols for standard metaphase chromosome preparations, chromosome banding techniques and meiotic chromosomes. It also presents recent fluorescent in situ hybridization techniques and the developing field of ...


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