Domestic Animal Diversity Information System (DAD-IS)

In Focus

2 to 12 November 2020 The 6th International Conference of Quantitative Genetics (ICQG6) will bring together researchers in agriculture, human health, natural species and evolutionary genetics from across the world united in their interest in understanding and translating the contribution of genetic variation of quantitative traits. They will...
This year’s event was created to reflect the wide interests of all ICAR members, with topics covering all species. The conference presented a comprehensive exposition about the lessons learned in the livestock breeding, demonstrating that the whole animal production sector need of coordinated and integrated actions to achieve intelligibility of...
Decisions made specifically on animal genetic resources are provided in paragraphs 81 to 92. The report on the Seventeenth Regular Session of the Commission on Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture is now available. To download it click here. The Commission reiterated the importance of DAD-IS as a key tool for...
The Report of 10th Regular Session of the Intergovernmental Technical Working Group on Animal Genetic Resources has been published in all UN languages. The decisions have been taken during the Seventeenth Regular Session of the Commission on Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture.
Topics, such as genomic selection, understanding the role of genetics and sustainable approaches to animal breeding were a recurring theme. The conference covered other topics included animal Health, biosciences, Food Safety, Animal Care, Livestock Breeding, Animal Husbandry and Animal Production. Click here to check the proceedings of the 11th...
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