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Record number 549666
Title Considerable expansion of the animal gene bank collection in 2018
Author(s) Schurink, Anouk
Source Considerable expansion of the animal gene bank collection in 2018, CGN Website, 2019-04-02,
Department(s) WOT CGN
Animal Breeding & Genomics
Publication type Media appearance
Publication year 2019

The Centre for Genetic Resources, the Netherlands (CGN), of Wageningen UR conserves semen of Dutch farm animal breeds in the gene bank to secure as much genetic diversity as possible. CGN manages gene bank collections of breeds of cattle, pigs, horses, sheep, goats, poultry, dogs, ducks, geese and rabbits. Both rare breeds and more common, widely used breeds are represented in the gene bank collections.

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