Journals Higher Education

$170.00

Hardcover

27 September 2001

344 Pages | frontispiece, 28 halftones & line illus

ISBN: 9780198505846


Bookseller Code (06)

Genetic Prehistory in Selective Breeding

A Prelude to Mendel

Roger J. Wood and Vítezslav Orel

  • the first detailed account of the spread of Merino sheep into northern European countries and Australia
  • the most comprehensive treatment to date of Robert Bakewell's sheep breeding achievements
  • unprecedented insight into the pathways taking Bakewell's ideas to Europe
  • detailed coverage of the Brno Sheep Breeder's Society, central to development of ideas about heredity
  • area and people involved provide direct links to Mendel, his education and his research
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