Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide

Abstract

Genetic improvement of cattle and sheep.

Abstract

This book describes the origin of current cattle and sheep breeds and the scientific principles of livestock improvement, the basic principles of genetics and the application of these principles to practical livestock farming. The book ends with a discussion of the role of the new reproductive technologies and explores the ethical implications involved. There is a glossary of technical terms.