Guide to Colour Mutations & Genetics in Parrots


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by Dr Terry Martin

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. Contents include:

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

Item Number: 888-P

ISBN: 9780957702469

Pages: 293


Published:  January 2022

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Weight 2.0 lbs