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

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Chapter 2 (Page no: 14)

Visionaries - a concept is born: the philosophy of genetic conservation.

The history, creation and role of the Rare Breeds Survival Trust (RBST) in the conservation of rare and endangered livestock breeds in the UK and the rest of the world are described.

Other chapters from this book

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) A blank canvas: the world as it was in the mid-20th century. 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.