Breeding for resistance to infectious diseases in small ruminants

Date released
03 January 1995
Publication Code

G D Gray, R R Woolaston & B T Eaton (eds)


This book provides a comprehensive overview of the issues involved in controlling livestock diseases through selective breeding. Contributions of 33 authors from nine countries cover aspects of genetic resistance to viral and bacterial diseases and nematode infestations. Perspectives are given from Europe, Africa, India, North America, the Caribbean, Southeast Asia, the Pacific Islands and Australia.