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    Pedigree Breeding

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    The purpose of this paper is to discuss the trend of increased health problems in the modern canine being caused by inappropriate breeding practices. Definition of Terms: COI- Shows the relationship between two purebreds found by the formula: Fx = Sum[(½)n1 + n2 + 1(1 + FA)] (“About Inbreeding”). Dystocia- Painful and troubled labor (“Dystocia Definition”). Elbow Dysplasia (ED)- Painful disorder in the elbow joint caused by improper bone growth (Maki). Exophtalmosis- A condition in which the

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    Selective Breeding Selective Breeding, also known as “Artificial Selection,” is an advanced genetic class that is constructed by two categories, inbreeding and hybridization. It is a process when scientists develop particular phenotypic traits that they purposely want to be passed down to offspring. Scientists study these specific traits and spend time to calculate how heritable the traits are. The more the trait is expressed in the offspring, the more heritable they are. The more inherited allele

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    selective breeding programs in aquaculture, where BLUP (Best linear unbiased prediction) are used to predict the genetic merit for each individual within the pedigree. The usual implementation of family breeding program in aquaculture is to rear each family separately until the fish are large enough to be physically tagged. Such a multi-tank facility is costly in terms of space and labor, and has been argued to introduce environmental effects common to full sibs. In Canadian cod breeding approximately

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    Non-GMO Plant Breeding Techniques Works Cited Missing Introduction In 1997 genetically modified foods were introduced to commercial agriculture in the form of herbicide resistant soybean seed (Farnham, Wang, and Wisner 2000). The seven years since have marked a major change in the way people worldwide look at food and its production. It has become an important issue for farmers, consumers, the government and world economies, as the safety and ethics of GMOs are debated. In response to the

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    Human Responsibilities in Domestic Breeding Introduction For centuries humans have taken on the role of selectively breeding various animals in the pursuit of specific traits or behaviors. A question that is often ignored, and which I want to address, is what responsibility do the breeders have in selecting dam and sires for a mating, in regard to the offspring from that cross. In the past, animals were regarded with varying levels of respect and moral status. In early hunter-gather societies

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    Selective breeding is the process in which humans have been manipulating genetic transfer of organisms with desirable traits in an attempt to breed an offspring with similar desirable characteristics or with improved traits. Selective breeding involves selecting and breeding certain organisms based on their phenotypic traits so that the desired traits are passed on to the next generations and the alleles from them increase in frequency in the gene pool. The males and females that have the same desirable

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    they will continue to suffer. Selective breeding is the process in which human beings breed animals to produce desired traits in the offspring. Eventually dogs were being bred less for the ability to work and more for how the animals looked. Selective breeding does have its own benefits. The clubs keep track of the dogs and their lineage, which is helpful for telling if the dog has any family history of disease. When breeders use inbreeding or line breeding it greatly increases the chances of genetic

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    Pedigree Breeding is Unethical “The health problems affecting pedigree dogs are so extreme that a fifth of vets believe certain breeds should be banned altogether.” (Copping and Jasper). One of many such breeds is the pug. It is bred, as most dogs are, for appearance not health. Its squashed-face causes many problems for the dog. These pedigree dogs are also extremely expensive and sought after creating even more issues when new commercial breeders become involved in a potentially explosive

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    biotechnology in agriculture and medicine Describe the economic benefits for selective breeding, Breeding last few years ago was never this high tech as it is today. You were not able to put genes you want into other animals who you wanted it in. Selective breeding is the process by which humans breed other animals and plants for particular traits. Mostly, different that are selectively bred are domesticated, and the breeding is normally done by a good or pro breeder. Bred animals are known as breeds, while

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    Selective Breeding versus Transgenesis

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    Selective Breeding vs. Transgenesis Intro: The following report is going to compare two different types of human manipulation; selective breeding and transgenesis and the biological implications of each. I will be focusing on drought resistant crops and in particular drought resistant corn as scientists have provided evidence that drought will be increasing in the future due to global warming and over 30% of current land used for agriculture in the world will be no longer usable. At some point

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