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The state of the world¦s animal genetic resources for food and agriculture

by FAO, Roma (Italia) .
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookCall number: L01-11 Publisher: Roma (Italia): 2007Description: 511 p.ISBN: 978-92-5-105762-9.Summary: PART 1: THE STATE OF AGRICULTURAL BIODIVERSITY IN THE LIVESTOCK SECTOR. A)Origin and history of livestock diversity; B)Status of animal genetic resources; C)Flows of animal genetic resources; C)Flows of animal gentic resources; D)Uses and values of animal gentic resources; E)Animal genetic resources and resistance to disease; F)Threats to livestock gentic diversity. PART 2. LIVESTOCK SECTOR¦S RESPONSE. A)Drivers of change in the livestock sector; B)Livestock sector¦s response; C)Implications of the changes in the livestock sector for genetic diversity. PART 3. THE STATE OF CAPACITIES IN ANIMAL GENETIC RESOURCES MANAGEMENT. A)Institutions and stakeholders; B)Structured breeding programmes; C)Conservation Programmes; D)Reproductive and molecular biotechnology; E)Legislation and regulation. PART 4. STATE OF THE ART IN THE MANAGEMENT OF ANIMAL GENETIC RESOURCES. A)Basic concepts; B)Methods for characterization; C)Molecular markers-a tool for exploring genetic diversity; D)Genetic improvement methods to support sustainable utilization; E)Methods for economic valuation; F)Methods for conservation; G)Research priorities. PART 5. NEEDS AND CHALLENGES IN ANIMAL GENETIC RESOURCES MANAGEMENT. A) Knowledge of animal genetic diversity: concepts, methods and technologies; B)Capacity in animal genetic resources management; C)Major challenges for livestock devlopment and animal genetic resources management; D) Accepting global responsibilitySubject(s): RECURSOS GENETICOS | GANADO | LECHE | CARNE | HUEVOS | PRODUCCION | SECTOR AGRARIO | AMERICA LATINA | | | | | | | | | RESSOURCE GENETIQUE | BETAIL | LAIT | VIANDE | OEUF | PRODUCTION | SECTEUR AGRICOLE | AMERIQUE LATINE
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105 tablas. 48 fig. 108 cuadros

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