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GENESIS OF THE BONSMARA

@inproceedings{Bonsma2016GENESISOT,
  title={GENESIS OF THE BONSMARA},
  author={Jan C. Bonsma},
  year={2016}
}
The main problem of Livestock production in the tro pics and sub-tropics the world over was what was known as the tropical degeneration syndrom e a ongst the Bos Taurus breeds of cattle. The British breeds of cattle namely the Shorthorn, Hereford, Aberdeen Angus and to a lesser extent the Sussex, could not thrive under the sub-t ropical conditions of the ranching areas of South Africa where the average isotherm is above 20 ° C.