Chapter 7. Characterization of Livestock Biodiversity

  1. Stephen J. G. Hall MA, Phd

Published Online: 16 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470995433.ch7

Livestock Biodiversity: Genetic Resources for the Farming of the Future

Livestock Biodiversity: Genetic Resources for the Farming of the Future

How to Cite

Hall, S. J. G. (ed) (2004) Characterization of Livestock Biodiversity, in Livestock Biodiversity: Genetic Resources for the Farming of the Future, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470995433.ch7

Editor Information

  1. Department of Biological Sciences, University of Lincoln

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 NOV 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632054992

Online ISBN: 9780470995433

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Keywords:

  • livestock biodiversity;
  • breed characterizations;
  • taxonomy;
  • genetic characterization;
  • microsatellites and minisatellites

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Breed characterizations: phenotypic variation

  • Summarizing and interpreting genetic differences between breeds

  • Molecular approaches to breed history

  • Within-breed compared with between-breed variation

  • Conclusions