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Research Project: National Animal Germplasm Program

Location: Agricultural Genetic Resources Preservation Research

Title: Section 3: Choice of biological material to be preserved

item Purdy, Phil
item BLESBOIS, ELISABETH - French National Institute For Agricultural Research
item SANTIAGO MORENO, JULIÁN - Instituto Nacional De Investigacion Y Tecnologia Agraria Y Alimentaria
item PARNPAI, RANGSUN - Suranaree University Of Technology
item SMITS, KATRIEN - Faculty Of Veterinary Medicine And Zootechnics
item SOMFAI, TAMÁS - National Agriculture And Food Research Organization (NARO), Agricultrual Research Center
item LIPTÓI, KRISZTINA - Genetics & Ivf Institute
item Rajamohan, Arun
item MCGREW, MICHAEL - Roslin Institute
item ROELEN, BERNARD - Faculty Of Veterinary Medicine And Zootechnics
item VÁRKONYI, ESZTER - Center For Biodiversity, Functional & Integrative Genomics
item LOI, PASQUALINO - Universita Degli Studi Di Salerno
item PAIVA, SAMUEL - Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation (EMBRAPA)
item LESSARD, CARL - Agriculture And Agri-Food Canada
item ZHAO, XUEMING - Chinese Academy Of Agricultural Sciences
item Blackburn, Harvey
item WOELDERS, HENRI - Wageningen University And Research Center
item BAILEY, JANICE - Quebec Research Fund

Submitted to: Book Chapter
Publication Type: Book / Chapter
Publication Acceptance Date: 5/21/2021
Publication Date: 1/13/2023
Citation: Purdy, P.H., Blesbois, E., Santiago Moreno, J., Parnpai, R., Smits, K., Somfai, T., Liptói, K., Rajamohan, A., McGrew, M.J., Roelen, B., Várkonyi, E.P., Loi, P., Paiva, S.R., Lessard, C., Zhao, X., Blackburn, H.D., Woelders, H., Bailey, J. 2023. Section 3: Choice of biological material to be preserved. In: Boes, J., Boettcher, P., Honkatukia, M., editors. Innovations in Cryoconservation of Animal Genetic Resources - Practical Guide. FAO Animal and Health Guidelines, No. 33. Rome, Italy. p. 41-68.

Interpretive Summary: n/a

Technical Abstract: Successful collection, preservation, and utilization of germ plasm depends on a host of factors. However, what is evident is that even though variable results should be expected when utilizing any assisted reproductive technology, a secure, genetically diverse collection of animal genetic resources can be assembled for all agricultural species. Moreover, the collection, preservation, and utilization techniques can be chosen to match a program’s budget and level of expertise. Therefore, the intent of this chapter is to present perspectives on the choice of germ plasm in order to encourage preservation activities that meet the goals of a curator and result in a valuable collection with tremendous utility.