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Germ plasm evaluation program

Meat Animal Research Center

Germ plasm evaluation program

progress report, report no. 1

by Meat Animal Research Center

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Published by North Central Region, Agricultural Research Service, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture in [Peoria, Ill.] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementU.S. Meat Animal Research Center ; in cooperation with Kansas State University and the University of Nebraska. --
SeriesUnited States. Agricultural Research Service. North Central Region. ARS-NC ; no. 13
The Physical Object
Pagination7, [20] p. --
Number of Pages20
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25594492M
OCLC/WorldCa4990805

Characterization and evaluation data in pre-breeding Core collections. •Serves as an entry point to the whole collection –and improves the access of the plant breeder, research geneticists and other users to the germplasm collection. •As a representative sample of the alleles from theFile Size: KB. Read "Preservation of plant germ plasm for agriculture. Crop gentic resources: Conervation aned evaluation. Edited by J. H. W. H OLDEN and J. T. W ILLIAMS. George Allen and Unwin, Pp. Hardcover £; paperback: £, BioEssays" on DeepDyve, the largest online rental service for scholarly research with thousands of academic publications available at your .

  Project Methods The over-arching goal of the National Animal Germplasm Program (NAGP) is to increase the security of U.S. livestock genetic resources by the development of a repository containing diverse livestock genetic resources. The proposed objectives of this plan are important because they will: strengthen the genetic diversity .   Scientists have challenged a long held belief about the way certain species of vertebrates evolved. They found that genes evolve more rapidly in species containing germ plasm. The results came.

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Germ plasm evaluation program by Meat Animal Research Center Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Germplasm Evaluation (GPE) Program has been conducted in a series of cycles. Table 1 shows the mating plans for Cycles I through VI.

In Cycle VI, as in previous cycles, the base cows included Angus () and Hereford () cows calving at 4 years of age or older, and in addition, Composite MARC III (1/4 Angus, 1/4. Germplasm evaluation, in the broad sense and in the context of genetic resources, is the description of the material in a collection.

It covers the whole range of activities starting from the receipt of new samples by the curator and growing these for seed increase, characterization, and preliminary evaluation and for further or detailed. Germ plasm (German: Keimplasma) is a biological concept developed in the 19th century by the German biologist August states that heritable information is transmitted only by germ cells in the gonads (ovaries and testes), not by somatic related idea that information cannot pass from somatic cells to the germ line, contrary to Lamarckism, is called the.

The cattle Germ Plasm Program at the Roman L. Hruska U.S. Meat Animal Research Center is designed to characterize different biological types repre-sented by breeds varying widely in characteristics such as milk production, growth, mature si ze and carcass compositi on.

A major obj ecti ve is to charac. Germ-plasm theory, concept of the physical basis of heredity expressed by the 19th-century biologist August Weismann (q.v.).According to his theory, germ plasm, which is independent from all other cells of the body (somatoplasm), is the essential element of germ cells (eggs and sperm) and is the hereditary material that is passed from generation to generation.

CATTLE GERM PLASM EVALUATION PROGRAMI PROGRESS REPORT NO. 10 Larry v. Cundiff,2 Keith E. Gregory,2 anrl Robert M. Koch3 This report updates reproduction and maternal performance d~ta for cows in Cycle II, Phase 2 and Cycle III, Phase 2 of the Germ Plasm Evaluation Progra~.

The cattle Germ Plasm Evaluation Program has heen conducted in three. Germ Plasm Evaluation Program Progress Report No. 13 Agricultural Research Service June Roman L.

Hruska U.S. Meat Animal Research Center in Cooperation with University of Nebraska Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Nebraska Agricultural Experiment Station Define germ plasma evaluation program.

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Germplasm evaluation, in the broad sense and in the context of genetic resources, is the description of the material in a collection. It covers the whole range of activities starting from the receipt of the new samples by the curator and growing these for seed increase, characterization and preliminary evaluation, and also for further or.

Define germ plasm. germ plasm synonyms, germ plasm pronunciation, germ plasm translation, English dictionary definition of germ plasm. also germ plasm n. The genetic material of a species or other related group of organisms, collected for use in.

Friedrich Leopold August Weismann published Das Keimplasma: eine Theorie der Vererbung (The Germ-Plasm: a Theory of Heredity, hereafter The Germ-Plasm) while working at the University of Freiburg in Freiburg, Germany in William N.

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place to store germ plasm for future use in case a species becomes critically endangered. The reports of this series consist of tables of results from a long-term research programme designed to evaluate a large number of US and imported breeds and their crosses.

The programme basically compares crossbreds having Hereford and Aberdeen-Angus (AA) dams and sires of various breeds with control populations of Hereford-AA reciprocal crosses.

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Huxley, known. August Weismann on Germ-Plasm Variation Article (PDF Available) in Journal of the History of Biology 34(3) February with 1, Reads How we measure 'reads'. Buy The Germ-plasm: A Theory Of Heredity on FREE SHIPPING on qualified orders.The germ plasm was the material of heredity located in the chromosomes; it contained the information or program (as we would call it today) for building the new organism.

However, Weismann insisted that it was completely isolated from the body or soma that surrounded it so that any changes taking place in the parents' bodies could not be.Germ plasm definition, the protoplasm of the germ cells containing the chromosomes.

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