Call for Papers for Genetic Resources Special Issue: International Sheep and Goats Conference - Farmers and Scientists create Future


Genetic Resources will be publishing accepted abstracts for the "International Congress on the Breeding of Sheep and Goat – Farmers and Scientists create Future" on 15-16 October 2020 in Bonn, Germany in a special issue.

The call for papers is now open at

The deadline for entries has been extended until 14 June 2020.

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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New journal and Call for Papers: Genetic Resources


We are happy to announce the creation of Genetic Resources (, a new open access peer-reviewed online journal which is free to publish and free to read. The journal is inspired by the late Plant Genetic Resources Newsletter and Animal Genetic Resources journal and aims to fill the gaps left by their discontinuation. 

Genetic Resources is now accepting submissions of manuscripts for consideration in the journal. Authors are invited to submit original research, reviews or short communications that cover the scope of the journal.

We look forward to receiving your submissions. Additional details on how to submit can be found here.