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In 2009, inland fisheries produced some 10 million tonnes of fish. Despite their importance to rural communities, especially in the least-developed countries, little attention has been paid to this sector in recent years. As a result, there is a deficit in management of the fisheries and also an...

Author(s)
Welcomme, R. L.; Valbo-Jorgensen, J.; Halls, A. S.
Publisher
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Rome, Italy
Citation
FAO Fisheries and Aquaculture Technical Paper, 2014, No.579, pp x + 77 pp.
Abstract

The aim of this study was to verify, by simulation, the result of twenty years of selection for maternal ability and growth in productivity in a selection Nellore herd raised in the savannah biome. Data were reported to the DECI (Decision Evaluator for the Industry Cattle) simulation model...

Author(s)
Magnabosco, C. de U.; Paula Júnior, E. H. de; Viu, M. A. de O.; Lopes, D. T.; Pascoa, L.; Barioni, L. G.
Publisher
Embrapa Cerrados, Planaltina, Brazil
Citation
Boletim de Pesquisa e Desenvolvimento - Embrapa Cerrados, 2009, No.259, pp 26 pp.
Abstract

This bulletin includes 5 papers presented at the conference, with one of the papers published as title only. The topics covered are: laser-assisted microdissection of polytene chromosomes of Simulium damnosum; molecular taxonomy of simuliids in the UK; development of S. nigrum; evolution of S....

Publisher
Department of Entomology, The Natural History Museum, London, UK
Citation
British Simuliid Group Bulletin, 2006, No.25, pp 2-15
Abstract

This proceedings is comprised of 14 papers covering the current situation and control of contagious bovine pleuropneumonia (CBPP) in Africa, with focus on the use of antibiotics. The topics discussed are the following: effect of antibiotic therapy on the pathogenesis of CBPP; effect of Advocin on...

Publisher
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Rome, Italy
Citation
FAO Animal Production and Health Proceedings, 2007, No.8, pp 129 pp.
Abstract

This issue contains 21 articles on the phylogeny, taxonomy, molecular genetics, mating type, morphology and evolution of species under the order Onygenales (includes dermatophytes, dimorphics, keratin degraders and soil fungi). New genera, new species and new combinations are described. A new order ...

Author(s)
Guarro, J.; Summerbell, R. C.; Samson, R. A.
Publisher
Centraalbureau voor Schimmelcultures (CBS), Utrecht, Netherlands
Citation
Studies in Mycology, 2002, No.47, pp 1-220
Abstract

This bulletin contains lists of the multicellular parasites known to parasitize loons (Gavia stellata, G. pacifica, G. arctica, G. immer and G. adamsii) and a list of the known species of prey taken by each species of loon. The former includes information on where in the bird the parasites are...

Author(s)
Storer, R. W.
Publisher
Museum of Zoology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
Citation
Miscellaneous Publications - Museum of Zoology, University of Michigan, 2002, No.191, pp iv + 44 pp.
Abstract

The demand for leaner pork in America is now of great importance. To cater for the demand the Maryland No. 1 breed was developed between 1940 and 1950 by crossing the Danish Landrace and Berkshire breeds. Subsequent backcrossing to both breeds resulted in pigs approx. f Danish Landrace and f...

Author(s)
GREEN, W. W.
Citation
Bulletin of the Maryland Agricultural Experiment Station, 1955, A-79, pp 31 pp.
Abstract

THE origin and evolution of domestic cattle are outlined and the relationships within the Bovinae are summarised. The development of the British breeds and their introduction into America and Australia are described; their spread into the tropical parts of these and other countries is limited by...

Author(s)
KELLEY, R. B.
Citation
Bulletin of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, Australia, 1943, 172, pp 96 pp.
Abstract

THIS paper records an exhaustive study of the pros and cons of two types of Brahman cross cattle in relation to their European ancestral types. The crossbred steers took a longer time to eat their food. The crossbreds were heaviest at weaning time. After 120 days dry feeding, the crossbreds...

Author(s)
BLACK, W. H.; SEMPLE, A. T.; LUSH, J. L.
Citation
Technical Bulletin. United States Department of Agriculture, 1934, 417, pp 54 pp.

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