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Ganado - Manejo Global de Recursos Genéticos

Publicado por Maverick Panditas


Livestock (Managing Global Genetic Resources)
Autor: Committee on Managing Global Genetic Resources
Idioma: Inglés
Número de páginas: 296
Materia: Veterinaria
Año: 1993
Formato: HTML
ISBN: 0309043948

Las técnicas de agricultura utilizadas para aumentar la producción de ganado bovino, ovino y otras especies importantes han amenazado el futuro de la diversidad genética de la población ganadera. Este volumen analiza la importancia de la diversidad genética animal y presenta un modelo para los esfuerzos nacionales e internacionales para la conservación de los recursos zoogenéticos.



CONTENIDO:

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
Two Views on Livestock Conservation
Genetic Diversity of Livestock
Livestock Production Systems
Why Conserve the Genetic Diversity of Livestock?
Technologies for Conserving and Using Germplasm
Methods of Preserving Animal Germplasm
Efforts to Implement Livestock Conservation
Recommendations

1. TWO VIEWS ON LIVESTOCK CONSERVATION
Genetic Diversity of Livestock
Livestock Production Systems
Why Conserve the Genetic Diversity of Livestock?
Technologies for Conserving and Using Germplasm
Methods of Preserving Animal Germplasm
Efforts to Implement Livestock Conservation

2. THE NEED TO CONSERVE LIVESTOCK GENETIC RESOURCES
The Development of Animal Agriculture
The Effects of Technology on Genetic Diversity
Rationales for Conserving Livestock Genetic Resources
Approaches to Livestock Conservation

3. ESSENTIAL CONSERVATION CONSIDERATIONS
Criteria for Conserving Populations
Strategies for Sampling Populations
Methods for Preserving Livestock Germplasm

4. MEASUREMENT AND USE OF GENETIC VARIATION
The Influence of Human Society
Factors Affecting Genetic Variation
Germplasm Use

5. NEW TECHNOLOGY AND ITS IMPACT ON CONSERVATION
Methods to Quantify Genetic Variation
DNA Libraries and Gene Transfer Methodologies
Reproductive Technologies
Health Status of Germplasm

6. NATIONAL PROGRAMS
Examples of Current National Efforts
Organizational Elements of a National Program
Germplasm Conservation in Developed and Developing Countries

7. INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMS AND A GLOBAL MECHANISM
International Programs
Information Sources and Data Bases
Creating Regional Stores of Frozen Germplasm
Related Issues of Plant Genetic Resource Programs
Global Conservation of Animal Germplasm

APPENDIXES
Global Status of Livestock and Poultry SpeciesIan
Embryo Transfer: An Assessment of the Risks of Disease
Animal Genetic Resources

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