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The problem of strains in fowl breeding

La gestion des ressources genetiques des especes animales domestiques Colloque de Paris, 18 et 19 avril 1989: 81-89

The problem of strains in fowl breeding

The effect of developments in the poultry industry over the past 30 yr on the disappearance of breeds and on the genetic structure of the population is discussed.

Accession: 001982206

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