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Published by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations in Rome .
Written in English


  • Domestic animals -- Germplasm resources.,
  • Animal diversity conservation.

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Edition Notes

Statementedited by Ronan Loftus and Beate Scherf.
ContributionsLoftus, Ronan., Scherf, Beate., Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.
LC ClassificationsSF105.3 .W67 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 376 p. :
Number of Pages376
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL851492M
ISBN 109251033978
LC Control Number95131696

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Each year, the World Watch List provides a searing glimpse into the 50 places around the world where it costs the most to be a Christian. In some countries, familial and social pressure make it terribly difficult to follow Jesus, while in other places, faith in Christ is threatened by daily risk of violence and physical oppression.   A snapshot of this Global Databank was analysed and synthesized in form of an extensive inventory known as the World Watch List for Domestic Animal Diversity (WWL-DAD). The 3rd edition (WWL-DAD:3) based on data collected up to November contains per-country reports for 16 mammalian and 14 avian species including a total of breed by: Scherf, B.D. World watch list for domestic animal diversity. Rome, Italy: by: Book: World watch list for domestic animal diversity 3 + pp. Abstract: This publication is a product of the FAO Global Early Warning and Early Reaction System for Animal Genetic Resources genetic resources Subject Category: MiscellaneousCited by:

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And the breed was popular in Kerala until the s. It was listed on the FAO’s World Watch List of Domestic Animal Diversity in , in it’s ‘Critical-Maintained Breeds List’. The breed was listed pointing to imminent extinction, as breeds are included in the list when the number of breeding cows and bulls fall to very low levels.   By , the animal was on the FAO's World Watch List of Domestic Animal Diversity, in its ‘Critical-Maintained Breeds List.' A variety makes that list “when the number of breeding females Location: Kasturi Building, Anna Salai, , Mount Road, Chennai, , Tamil Nadu. Animal Diversity Web (ADW) is an online database that collects the natural history, classification, species characteristics, conservation biology, and distribution information on thousands of species of website includes thousands of photographs, hundreds of sound clips, and . The task of the Advisory Group was to compile a list of microsatellites for the analysis of genetic distances within each domestic animal species, based on the recommendations of a working group (Report "An integrated global programme to establish the genetic relationships among the breeds of each domestic animal species" of Animal Production andFile Size: 1MB.