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.
Zuzana attended the international congress NUTRICON 2017, held on 5-7 October 2017 in Macedonia, as a co-author of the contribution Polymorphism at BTN1A1, SCD AND LPL and its association with milk parameters in the Czech white shorthaired goat breed.
Zuzana and co-author Jana Rychtarova wrote the chapter, Current status of goat farming in the Czech Republic in Sustainable Goat Production in Adverse Environments: Volume II (Simões, João, and Gutiérrez, Carlos (Ed.). ISBN: 978-3-319-71293-2
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