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Theme: Theoretical genetics of dairy cows

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DS0601: To determine the physiological components of genetic variation in dairy merit
Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1996, Cost £580,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Roslin Institute, Edinburgh (BBSRC)
Field of Study:   Livestock
 
 
DS0602: Mathematical techniques to aid the efficient identification of trait genes (QTL)
Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1996, Cost £246,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Roslin Institute, Edinburgh (BBSRC)
Field of Study:   Livestock
 
 
DS0603: National profit indices for dairy cattle
Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 1992 To 1996, Cost £147,669
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   University - Scottish Agricultural College
Field of Study:   Livestock
 
 
DS0604: Mastitis and genetics of resistance and productivity
Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 1993 To 1996, Cost £41,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd.
Field of Study:   Livestock
 
 
DS0605: Evaluation of sire effect on somatic cell count and incidence of clinical mastitis
Time Scale & Cost
From 1995 To 1995, Cost £10,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd.
Field of Study:   Livestock
 
 
DS0606: Sustainable breeding goals: genetic and economic aspects of selection for yield, reproduction & body tissue utilisation
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 1996 To 1999, Cost £319,631
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   University - Scottish Agricultural College
Field of Study:   Livestock
 
 
DS0607: Statistical methods for the detection and utilisation of trait genes in livestock
Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 1996 To 1999, Cost £186,476
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Roslin Institute, Edinburgh (BBSRC)
Field of Study:   Livestock
 
 
DS0608: To quantify genetic variation in endocrine pathways for improved economic efficiency in dairy cattle
Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 1996 To 1999, Cost £494,548
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   University - Nottingham, Roslin Institute, Edinburgh (BBSRC)
Field of Study:   Livestock
 
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