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Published: 01 May 2023
figure 4. The cover of the inaugural issue of the Game Breeder , Huntington's venue for publicizing his “more game” movement. Game Breeder , April 1912. More
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Agricultural History (2002) 76 (4): 708–709.
Published: 01 October 2002
...R. Bruce Shepard Ontario’s Cattle Kingdom: Purebred Breeders and Their World, 1870–1920 . Margaret Derry . Copyright 2002 Agricultural History Society 2002 708 / Agricultural History America, which gave meaning to a dystopian sense of modemity. As I have argued elsewhere, the stories...
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Published: 01 May 2023
figure 9. Selling pheasants and eggs to other breeders was an important part of many pheasant farming operations. Game Breeder , October 1918, 28. More
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Published: 01 August 2023
figure 2. A subset of the crop descriptors to be used by plant breeders and other researchers when evaluating sweet potato plants, especially those associated with gene-banked samples. From IBPGR, Genetic Resources of Sweet Potato . Republished by permission of Bioversity International. More
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Agricultural History (2020) 94 (3): 324–361.
Published: 01 July 2020
...Margaret E. Derry Abstract In the twentieth century a conflict arose between geneticists and practical breeders over which theory of heredity should direct animal breeding strategies and methods. Two different approaches existed and competed with each other over how to develop a breeding...
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Agricultural History (2018) 92 (1): 54–77.
Published: 01 January 2018
...Margaret Derry Abstract This article examines the controversy over the use of a DNA marker test for Tibial Hemimelia (TH) by North American Shorthorn breeders. The conflict illustrates, first, that tools available to remove defects are not necessarily used to eliminate them from the herds...
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Agricultural History (2018) 92 (1): 24–53.
Published: 01 January 2018
... it into a collectively organized, scientific enterprise. These plans were largely subverted by the fierce opposition of breeders. Nevertheless, quantitative scientific methods, particularly quantitative genetics, started to make inroads into Warmblood breeding at the time. However, the breeders’ decision to switch...
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Agricultural History (2022) 96 (1-2): 187–221.
Published: 01 May 2022
...Margaret E. Derry Abstract This article deals with transformations in beef cattle breeding practices in North America from 1950 to 2000, and the implication of these changes across the Western world. It was a period of profound adjustment for beef cattle breeders, involving battles over genetic...
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Agricultural History (2023) 97 (4): 580–609.
Published: 01 November 2023
...Margaret Derry Abstract This article uses the concept of purity to explore the thinking of purebred animal breeders and that of eugenicists in Britain and North America between 1880 and 1920. It begins with an explanation of why such a study is important and continues with the historical background...
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Agricultural History (2022) 96 (3): 379–416.
Published: 01 August 2022
... of and experimentation with hybrid wheat seeds in the Ethiopian highlands. The article shows the key role played by Italian agronomists and plant breeders in the framing and implementation of wheat autarky in the Fascist empire. Contrary to the historical emphasis of Fascist propaganda on the technological and human...
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Agricultural History (2005) 79 (1): 50–73.
Published: 01 January 2005
... of Agriculture, Annual Reports, 1902, cxxiv 19 Samuel P. Hays , The Response to Industrialism: 1885–1914 (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1957 ), 15 . 20 Henig, Monk in the Garden, 215,228,239. 21 David G. Fairchild , "Plant and Animal Introduction," American Breeders...
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Agricultural History (2016) 90 (1): 122–123.
Published: 01 January 2016
... and the Beadchip (which provides dna data). She concludes, science has been slow to develop workable theories that differ from practical approaches (192). an excellent opening chapter surveys ideas about artificial selection prior to the rediscovery of genetics in the early twentieth century. Practical breeders...
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Agricultural History (2003) 77 (4): 619–620.
Published: 01 October 2003
... back to a rather obscure and unacknowledged source: the selective and close inbreeding of Dishley sheep. Of central significance, the authors claim that the shared, esoteric knowledge of sheep breeders, and in particular the patriarch of animal breeding, Robert Bakewell of Dishley, Leicestershire...
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Agricultural History (2022) 96 (1-2): 313–315.
Published: 01 May 2022
... strategies but also led to the production of superior sheep. The chapter on the Dutch Warmblood outlines how after 1960 farm and hobbyist breeders transformed an agricultural animal of different styles into a sport horse. While breeding the new Warmblood would ultimately involve a scientific reliance on data...
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Agricultural History (2008) 82 (1): 107.
Published: 01 January 2008
... Black cattlewere true survivors,as were the people who depended on them. These cattle adapted to their environ ment and supplied their breeders and owners with themeans for a more comfortable existence. Early Welsh agriculturalists must have clearly rec ognized the need for their livestock to "work...
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Agricultural History (2023) 97 (4): 622–627.
Published: 01 November 2023
... and Giuditta Parolini have recently suggested that the spread of Mendelism among biologists was only thanks to a “computational protocol” that allowed early geneticists to reconstruct the logic behind Mendelian experiments. 4 The uptake of Mendelian principles among farmers and breeders is more difficult...
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Agricultural History (2011) 85 (1): 112–113.
Published: 01 January 2011
... a useful overview of the work done by farmer-breeders of the nineteenth century, drawing together material that has so far been scattered in many sources. Chapter Eleven discusses a variety of new methods that have transformed breeding practice during the twentieth century. In other respects, the book...
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Agricultural History (2016) 90 (1): 123–124.
Published: 01 January 2016
... breeders for results, naturalists sought to understand the mechanics of heredity through experimental crossing and hybridization. derry then leads the reader through the history of genetics and genomics. These chapters are clearly written, yet dense with scientific information, so the glossary provided...
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Agricultural History (2003) 77 (4): 620–621.
Published: 01 October 2003
... in Selective Breeding is devoted to linking Bakewellian ideas to Mendel by examining the flow of breeders' records and publications passed between Bakewell and other continental breeders to natural history societies and eventually to Prelate Napp, Abbot of the Augustinian monastery sheltering Mendel. Wood...
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Agricultural History (2023) 97 (2): 177–214.
Published: 01 May 2023
...figure 4. The cover of the inaugural issue of the Game Breeder , Huntington's venue for publicizing his “more game” movement. Game Breeder , April 1912. ...
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