- All units are expressed as SI units unless otherwise indicated.
- The entries are in simple alphabetical order, with spaces and punctuation
marks, such as hyphens, ignored.
- Acronyms per se are included in their alphabetical position in the
text. Greek characters have been spelled out in full (e.g. alfa instead of
- All the words in the definitions that are reported in bold are themselves
defined terms (or their plurals).
FAO. 1983. Resolution 8/83 of the Twenty-second Session of the
FAO Conference. Rome, 5-23 November 1983.
FAO. 1999. The Global Strategy for the Management of Farm
Animal Genetic Resources - Executive Brief. (see Glossary, pp.39-42; the
Glossary was still evolving, but the draft definitions are those developed by
the Panel of Experts assisting FAO to detail the Global Strategy.)