Chevaadu Breed Of Sheep Of Tamil Nadu, India
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BeschreibungSouthern Peninsular region of India is considered as a biodiversity hot spot. The Tamil Nadu state, being located in this biodiversity hot spot possesses different livestock species that demand the proper evaluations and utilizations. Sheep rearing is an important component and the most interesting sheep in the state is Chevaadu. This sheep is primarily used for meat and manure purposes. This sheep also plays an important role in the socio-cultural life of the local inhabitants. This sheep is considered as a ceremonial animal for various social rituals. In this book an attempt has been made to compile available information of Chevaadu sheep like origin, habitat and distribution, breed characteristics, reproduction, husbandry practices, socio-economic status of farmers, microsatellite marker analysis and phylogenetic relationship with other sheep breed etc. Hope this book will be of great use and help to the scientist and researchers as well as those involved in livestock development programmes.
PortraitDr.T. Ravimurugan, M.V.Sc, Ph.D., a reputed animal scientist in Tamil Nadu, India. He has been constantly focusing his brain and prawn in identification, propagation and conservation of indigenous small ruminants which are in the verge of extinction. He has published 70 research articles and 10 books. He got seven national and international awards.
Untertitel: An economically and culturally important sheep. Paperback. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing
Erscheinungsdatum: Januar 2015
Seitenanzahl: 224 Seiten