Managing populations at risk

John Woolliams

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The procedures outlined by the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) guidelines for managing small populations at risk are reviewed. These cover identification of breeds at risk, prioritising and deciding upon actions, managing in vivo populations at risk, and managing gene banks of cryoconserved material.
Original languageUndefined/Unknown
Title of host publicationFarm Animals Genetic Resources
EditorsG. Simm, B. Villaneuva, K. D. Sinclair, S. Townsend
Place of PublicationNottingham
PublisherNottingham University Press
Number of pages22
ISBN (Print)1-897676-15-8
Publication statusPublished - 2004
EventConference on Farm Animal Genetic Resources - Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Duration: 25 Nov 200227 Nov 2002


ConferenceConference on Farm Animal Genetic Resources
Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom


  • genetic diversity conservation livestock

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