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By A. J. Van Der Zijpp, W. Sybesma (auth.)

This book comprises the complaints of a seminar held in Brussels on November 8-9, 1988. The identify of the seminar was once "Reducing the prices of illness by way of enhancing resistance via genetics". The seminar used to be held as an task of the group Programme for the Coordination of Agricultural examine, 1984-1988. bills of disorder depend upon losses attributable to morbidity, mortality and creation decreases and at the bills of preventive measures together with vaccination and drugs. construction losses frequently give a contribution a huge component to the full bills. to lessen expenses of ailment preventive measures like vaccination, preventive medicine and hygienic systems are utilized. Genetic resistance is an enticing safety measure as a result of its constant nature within the subsequent generations, since it precludes veterinary providers and since there are not any side-effects. Constraints are the longer term funding, really gradual development in line with new release (in blend with creation qualities) and the massive lack of information approximately inheritance of resistance mechanisms in farm animals.

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