Genetic Resources is an open access peer-reviewed journal publishing original research, reviews and short communications on plant, animal and forest genetic resources, serving stakeholders within and across domains. It is a platform to share domain specific and interdisciplinary knowledge and tools used by the global community of practitioners involved in monitoring, collecting, maintaining, conserving, characterizing and using genetic resources for food, agriculture and forestry. 

International Congress on Cattle and Pigs - Scientist Creates Future - postponed until 2021


As a result of the Coronavirus pandemic and the unpredictability of developments the "International Congress on Cattle and Pigs – Farmers and Scientists create Future" which was planned for 22-24 September 2020 in Bonn, Germany, has been postponed until 2021, with exact dates to be announced. 

Genetic Resources is still planning to publish accepted abstracts for this conference in a special issue in 2021.

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Vol. 1 No. 2 (2020)

Published: 30-12-2020

Phenotypic characterization of sheep populations in Tahtay Maichew district, Northern Ethiopia

Abebe Hailu, Amine Mustefa, Tesfalem Asegede, Abraham Assefa, Seble Sinkie, Semere Tsewene


Growth performance and immune response to Newcastle disease in four gene pools of indigenous chicken in Rwanda

Richard Habimana, Kiplangat Ngeno, Anselme Shyaka, Martin Ntawubizi, Janvier Mahoro, Claire d'andre Hirwa, Angelique Ingabire, Lucy Kiptui, Isidore Mapendo Gafarasi, Tobias Okeno Otieno


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