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Farm Animal Genetic Resources
by G. Simm

Farm Animal Genetic Resources provides an overview of developments in the conservation and sustainable utilisation of Farm Animal Genetic Resources.

Contents

Policy Issues

  • Conservation of Farm Animal Genetic Resources - A Global View
  • The Conservation of Farm Animal Genetic Resources - A European Perspective
  • Conservation of Farm Animal Genetic Resources - A UK National View Evolution of Heritage GeneBank into The Sheep Trust: Conservation of Native Traditional Sheep Breeds that are Commercially Farmed, Environmentally Adapted and Contribute to the Economy of Rural Communities
  • The UK Government Policy on Farm Animal Genetic Resource Conservation

Quantitative and Molecular Genetic Basis for Conservation

  • Genetic Variation Within and Among Animal Populations
  • Managing Populations at Risk
  • Experiences from Plant GR Conservation
  • Managing Genetic Resources in Selected and Conserved Populations
  • The Value of Genome Mapping for the Genetic Conservation of Cattle
  • Conservation Genetics of UK Livestock: From Molecules to Management

Reproductive Techniques to Support Conservation

  • Role of Reproductive Biotechnologies: Global Perspective, Current Methods and Success Rates
  • Role of New and Current Methods in Semen Technology for Genetic Resource Conservation
  • Oocytes and Assisted Reproduction Technology
  • The Integration of Cloning by Nuclear Transfer in the Conservation of Animal Genetic Resources
  • Biosecurity Strategies for Conservation of Farm Animal Genetic Resources

Conservation in Action

  • The Role of Rare and Traditional Breeds in Conservation: The Grazing Animals Project
  • Use of Molecular Genetic Techniques: A Case Study on the Iberian Pig
  • UK Rare Breeds: Population Genetic Analyses and Implications for Applied Conservation
  • A UK Conservation Success Story: Longhorn Cattle, A Case Study
  • Conserving Animal Genetic Resources: Making Priority Lists of British and Irish Livestock Breeds

Index

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Farm Animal Genetic Resources
by G. Simm
2004 345 pages $78.95 + shipping
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