Flashcards in Quiz 5 Deck (15):
What are some of the Criteria for evaluating a crossbreeding system?
Hybrid Vigor; replacement considerations, merit of component breeds, breed complementary, Consistency of performance, simplicity, accuracy of genetic predictions
Which Rotational Crossbred system is the hardest to manage?
Crossbreeding system having most Heterosis?
Crossbreeding systems vary in their ability to provide consistency
What is a hybrid w/at least two and typically more breeds in its background designed to benefit from hybrid vigor w/o crossing w/other breeds
WHat are two genetic Benefits of A.I.
Increase genetic change and preserve germ plasm
Which would most likely be used in estrus synchronization? Prostaglandin or hCG
What is a drawback related to genetics for embryo transfer?
more difficult to evaluate maternal effects
T/F: cloning increases Genetic variation
Why would sex or gender control be important to the dairy or egg industries?
B/C a female is required for those productions
T/F: Conservation genetics maintains Genetic Diversity
T/F: DNA fingerprinting improves accuracy of selection
A diagram showing the chromosomal location of specific genetic markers and genes of interest is a
DNA fingerprinting. Genomics or Proteomics?