Chapter 9. Conserving Specific Breeds

  1. Stephen J. G. Hall MA, Phd

Published Online: 16 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470995433.ch9

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) Conserving Specific Breeds, in Livestock Biodiversity: Genetic Resources for the Farming of the Future, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470995433.ch9

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:

  • cryoconservation;
  • within-breed variation;
  • livestock breeds;
  • heterozygosity;
  • breeding plans

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Conservation of within-breed variation

  • Recovery of lost breeds

  • Cryoconservation: the background

  • Cryoconservation in relation to in situ conservation

  • Conclusions

  • Overview

  • Prospects for livestock biodiversity

  • Scientific contribution

  • Policy issues: funding

  • The future

  • Appendix

  • Subject index

  • Country & breed index