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The quest to conserve rare breeds: setting the record straight.

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Chapter 1 (Page no: 1)

A blank canvas: the world as it was in the mid-20th century.

This chapter describes the brief history and continuing progress of selection and breed development for desirable traits in livestock.

Other chapters from this book

Chapter: 2 (Page no: 14) Visionaries - a concept is born: the philosophy of genetic conservation. Author(s): Alderson, L.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 39) Building the structure: organization and development of the structure for action. Author(s): Alderson, L.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 52) Conservation in action: applying the principles of the visionaries within the structure of the organizers. Author(s): Alderson, L.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 82) The way ahead: how animal genetic resources may contribute to a sustainable future. Author(s): Alderson, L.