A Guide to Australian Colour Mutations & Genetics in Parrots (Soft Cover) Print Version

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By Dr Terry Martin BVSc CONTENTS Understanding Mutations and Genetics Establishing New Mutations Primary Colour Mutations Key to Naming Mutations Combinations of Mutations Explanation of Genetic Terms Scientific Investigation of...
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By Dr Terry Martin BVSc

CONTENTS

Understanding Mutations and Genetics

Establishing New Mutations

Primary Colour Mutations

Key to Naming Mutations

Combinations of Mutations

Explanation of Genetic Terms

Scientific Investigation of Colour Morphs

Loci for Colour in Parrots

 

The genetics, mutations, and combinations of mutations of over 80 species of parrot are discussed. Numerous examples of breeding outcomes assist the breeder in understanding how various mutations can be bred and developed. Divided into three basic sections—primary mutations, combinations of mutations, and technical detail. Includes two Glossaries of Terms used. Regarded as the definitive title on parrot genetics worldwide.