Country Representative for the Czech Republic
In 2017, Zuzana was responsible for a research project implemented in cooperation with the Czech breeders' association and several commercial farms ‘Influence of genetic polymorphism of lipogenic enzymes on milk fat composition and fatty acid content in goat milk’. Zuzana is also a member of the research team of another project ‘Research on factors affecting the profitability, quality, and safety of goat milk.’ The results are presented yearly at the annual conference of the Czech breeders' association; in 2017 it took place on 3-4 November.
Local Goat Breeds
Editors: Simões, João, Gutiérrez, Carlos
Some chapters were written by IGA members.
6) Adaptation of Local Meat Goat Breeds to South African Ecosystems – Carina Visser
16) The Canary Islands’ Goat Breeds (Majorera, Tinerfeña, and Palmera): An Example of Adaptation to Harsh Conditions – Noemí Castro, Anastasio Argüello and Juan Capote
18) Current Status of Goat Farming in the Czech Republic – Zuzana Sztankoova and Jana Rychtarova
About this book
This book covers more than 40 indigenous goat breeds and several ecotypes around the globe and describes genotypic and phenotype traits related to species adaptation to harsh environments and climate change. It also addresses sustainable global farming of local goat breeds in different production systems and agro-ecosystems. Discussing three main global regions: Asia, Africa, and Europe, it particularly focuses on adverse environments such as mountain, semiarid and arid regions.
The topic of this highly readable book includes the disciplines of animal physiology, breeding, sustainable agriculture, biodiversity and veterinary science, and as such it provides valuable information for academics, practitioners, and general readers with an interest in those fields.
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