Economic valuation of animal genetic resources proceedings of an FAO/ILRI workshop : held at FAO Headquarters, Rome, Italy 15-17 March 1999

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Published by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, International Livestock Research Centre in Rome, Italy, Nairobi, Kenya .

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Statementedited by J.E.O. Rege.
ContributionsRege, J. E. O., Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations., International Livestock Research Institute.
LC ClassificationsSF105.3 .E36 1999
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Paginationvii, 72 p. :
Number of Pages72
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Open LibraryOL3976804M
ISBN 10929146063X
LC Control Number2001295447

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The direct use values of animal genetic resources are related to the uses of AnGRs in pre-breeding and breeding. These values are affected by related activities, such as inventorying, collection, evaluation, and exchange.

Pre-breeding activities are important in animal genetic by: Biologists, conservationists etc. are also engaged in some kind of valuation of species and genetic resources.

A source of potential disagreement among these groups and economists, however, resides in the acknowledgement by the economists of the existence of substitutes. Abstract. The world's domestic animal breeds represent an important resource for economic development and livelihood security.

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Unfortunately, a large number of breeds have been lost and many more are at risk of by: The first report on The State of the World’s Animal Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (first SoW-AnGR) (FAO, a) included a section on methods for economic evaluation 1 that provided an overview of the various types of value that can be distinguished (direct and indirect use values, option values, bequest values and existence values) and described potential methods and tools for.

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Genetic Evaluation: prediction of the genetic value of an animal for a trait using phenotypic measurements. Usual assumption: infinite number of genes, each having a very small effect.

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Selecting for breeding animals with superior EBV in growth rate, egg, meat, milk, or wool production, or with other desirable traits has revolutionized livestock production throughout the entire. The textbook is made available by the Animal Breeding and Genomics Centre (ABGC) of Wageningen UR (University and Research Centre).

It is written by two animal breeding scientists from Wageningen UR: Kor Oldenbroek from the Centre for Genetic Resources the Netherlands and Liesbeth van der Waaij from the Animal Breeding and Genomics Centre. Animal genetic resources for food and agriculture are a subset of genetic resources and a specific element of agricultural biodiversity.

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