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A new direction for farm animal genetic resources

Kantanen, Juha (2009) A new direction for farm animal genetic resources. In: NordGen Annual Review 2008. Nordic Genetic Resource Center, pp. 4-5.

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In September 2007, the International Technical Conference on Animal Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture was held in Interlaken, Switzerland. Two important documents aiming at preventing the genetic erosion of farm animal biodiversity and promoting the sustainable use of genetic resources were adopted: The Global Plan of Action for Animal Genetic Resources and the Interlaken Declaration of Animal Genetic Resources.


EPrint Type:Report chapter
Keywords:farm animals, genetic resources, biodiversity
Subjects: Animal husbandry > Breeding and genetics
Research affiliation: Finland > MTT Agrifood Research
Deposited By: Koistinen, Riitta
ID Code:16430
Deposited On:29 Oct 2009 11:49
Last Modified:12 Apr 2010 07:41
Document Language:English
Status:Published
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed

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