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Lesser Known Sheep and Goat Genetic Resources of India
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Dr. Sukhwant Bhatia, Dr. Monika Sodhi and Rakesh Kumar.
Bibliographical Details xvi, 326 p. ills. (patly col.). 24 cm.
Edition, Place & Publisher 1st ed. Delhi, Narendra Publishing House.
Year of Publication 2017.
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Lesser Known Sheep and Goat Genetic Resources of India

"`Lesser Known Sheep and Goat Genetic Resources of India' is the first book of its kind to provide readers with comprehensive information brought together from myriad sources to form a highly structured work of reference to the country and world at large. The book is based on information from rapid surveys of selected sheep and goat types with in the country by various agencies at national and state level, review of literature from published and unpublised material and compilation of own data of the authors.

The main text deals with 92 lesser-known sheep and goat types categorized into 52 breeds/populations. 14 strains 10 varieties and 16 recent derivatives. All the lesser known types belonging to both the species, known belonging to both the species, known till date have been described with the available information wherever possible, on their synonymous names, eco-regional distribution, population estimates, utility, physical characteristics management practices, performance traits, genetic analysis, special characteristics, conservation programmes in operation, farms maintaining them and their contact agencies. Besides available account of lesser known sheep and goat groups this book also includes preface, acronyms, introduction and describes the details of other related aspects including taxonomy, origin and domestication, classification, people responsible for their development, production systems, utility, Sociocultural and religious importance, evaluation methodology, registration, documentation, future research scenario/strategies for their improvement and conservation, latest statistics on sheep and goat genetic resoures of India and 253 references. All these topics have been well illustrated with 197 photographs, maps and histograms which are an added attraction.

This book would attract a vast readership from Veterinary and Animal Science students, researchers, scientists, policy planners, animal keepers and general masses to make them aware of the important and unique lesser known ovine and caprine germplasm being maintained by the marginalised people of India."
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