Pigeon Breeding: Genetics At Work

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"Great as are the differences between the breeds of the pigeon, I am fully convinced that the common opinion of naturalists is correct, namely, that all are descended from the rock-pigeon (Columba livia)."
—Excerpt from Charles Darwin, On the Origin of Species (1859)

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    Pigeon Breeding: Genetics at Work was a collaborative project between The Genetic Science Learning Center and Associate Professor of Biology Michael D. Shapiro, PhD, at The University of Utah. This work was supported in part by a Career Award from the National Science Foundation, DEB-1149160.


APA format:

Genetic Science Learning Center. (2014, December 2) Pigeon Breeding: Genetics At Work. Retrieved July 17, 2018, from https://learn.genetics.utah.edu/content/pigeons/

CSE format:

Pigeon Breeding: Genetics At Work [Internet]. Salt Lake City (UT): Genetic Science Learning Center; 2014 [cited 2018 Jul 17] Available from https://learn.genetics.utah.edu/content/pigeons/

Chicago format:

Genetic Science Learning Center. "Pigeon Breeding: Genetics At Work." Learn.Genetics. December 2, 2014. Accessed July 17, 2018. https://learn.genetics.utah.edu/content/pigeons/.