Selection at DNA level: Genomic selection brings about a revolution in animal breeding

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Abstract

10 years ago it was still a futuristic dream. Today, genomic selection is the hot topic in the world of animal breeding. But what precisely does it involve? Dutch researchers outline the background to this new technology.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)6-9
JournalCow Management
Volume2009
Issue numberjan/feb
Publication statusPublished - 2009

Keywords

  • dairy farming
  • animal breeding
  • selective breeding
  • genomes
  • dna
  • genetic markers

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