Special Column:Celebration of the 70th Anniversary of IGSNRR, CAS

Advances in research of yak resources in China

  • Tibet Academy of Agricultural and Animal Science, Lhasa 850000, China

Received date: 2001-03-09

  Revised date: 2001-05-16

  Online published: 2001-12-25


This paper expatiated on advances in research of yak production system based on analysis and summarization of lots of relative papers and data for the last10-odd years.The re-search contents include yak resources situation,physiology and biochemistry,inheritance,cross-breeding,inbreeding,wild yak resources and their utilization,productivity,nutrition and feeding management,product quality,yak diseases and so on.According to advances in the research,the paper identifies the main issues in both research and production of yak which will provide valu-able reference to the understanding of the yak science development and future yak research and production system.

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JI Qiu-mei . Advances in research of yak resources in China[J]. JOURNAL OF NATURAL RESOURCES, 2001 , 16(6) : 564 -570 . DOI: 10.11849/zrzyxb.2001.06.015