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Abstract

This book provides an overview of the policy issues, quantitative and molecular genetics, reproductive techniques and methods of conservation of farm animal genetic resources. It is divided into 4 sections containing 21 chapters, which discuss the global, European and UK perspectives of...

Author(s)
Simm, G.; Villanueva, B.; Sinclair, K. D.; Townsend, S.
Publisher
Nottingham University Press, Nottingham, UK
Citation
Farm animal genetic resources, Edinburgh, UK, 25-27 November, 2002, 2004, pp 345 pp.
Abstract

The foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) epidemic in the U.K. in 2001 highlighted the threat of infectious diseases to rare and valuable livestock and stimulated a renewed interest in biosecurity. Not all diseases resemble FMD, however; transmission routes and pathological effects vary greatly, so...

Author(s)
Wrathall, A. E.; Simmons, H. A.
Publisher
Nottingham University Press, Nottingham, UK
Citation
Farm animal genetic resources, Edinburgh, UK, 25-27 November, 2002, 2004, pp 243-261