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1

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

2

Which Rotational Crossbred system is the hardest to manage?

Spatial

3

Crossbreeding system having most Heterosis?

Rotational

4

Crossbreeding systems vary in their ability to provide consistency

True

5

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

Composite

6

WHat are two genetic Benefits of A.I.

Increase genetic change and preserve germ plasm

7

Which would most likely be used in estrus synchronization? Prostaglandin or hCG

Prostaglandin

8

What is a drawback related to genetics for embryo transfer?

more difficult to evaluate maternal effects

9

T/F: cloning increases Genetic variation

False

10

Why would sex or gender control be important to the dairy or egg industries?

B/C a female is required for those productions

11

T/F: Conservation genetics maintains Genetic Diversity

True

12

T/F: DNA fingerprinting improves accuracy of selection

True

13

A diagram showing the chromosomal location of specific genetic markers and genes of interest is a

linkage map

14

DNA fingerprinting. Genomics or Proteomics?

Genomics

15

What does QTL stand for?

Quantitative Trait Loci