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Animal breeding



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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Animal Breeding

Animal Breeding

Special Inra Issue animal productions


J. Perez, P. Mulsant, L. Bodin, B. Coudurier, S. Deretz, P. Le Roy, E. Quillet

Edition 2012

Animal breeding has changed radically in less than ten years with the advent of genomic selection. What are the advantages and drawbacks of this genomic selection over traditional selection? A collective work presents the inventory and prospects of genomic selection of animals (context, selection principles, current or future applications and the technologies behind its efficiency).


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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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Dans les pas de bertrand vissac, un

Dans les pas de bertrand vissac, un

From Animal Genetics to Agrarian Systems


A. Audiot, B. Leclerc, F. Casabianca, S. Zasser-Bedoya, J. Bonnemaire, F. Ménissier, J. Flamant, B. Bibé

Edition 2009

Bertrand Vissac left his mark on the history of INRA, where he was successively Head of the Animal Genetics Department and the Agrarian Systems and Development Department. It pays homage to him, and recounts his ways of working and thinking.


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Amelioration genetique animale

Amelioration genetique animale


G. Wiener, R. Rouvier

Edition 2009

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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20 Years of Research in Animal Production at INRA

20 Years of Research in Animal Production at INRA

INRA Productions animales, Special Anniversary Issue


J. Perez, B. Charley, P. Herpin

Edition 2008
This issue presents the major scientific progress made by INRA researchers that had an impact on breeding during the last two decades. It also presents future research perspectives.
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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 ...


53,80 €
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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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