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A review. Norway produces 1.2 million slaughter pigs per year from approximately 70 000 sows, of which 50% are in the litter recording system. 40% of slaughter pigs are purebred Norwegian Landraces (NL), and 60% are either (NL × Yorkshire) × NL backcrosses or the progeny of NL × Yorkshire sows...

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Vangen, O.; Sehested, E.
Citation
Pig News and Information, 1997, 18, 1, pp 29N-34N

The Nordic Gene Bank for Agricultural and Horticultural Plants (NGB) was established on 1 January 1979, as a joint Nordic undertaking under the Nordic Council of Ministers. Its mandate is to preserve, document and encourage utilization of the genetic diversity of Nordic agricultural and...

Author(s)
Blixt, S.
Citation
Plant Breeding Abstracts, 1993, 63, 4, pp 413-418

Chemical composition and nutritive value of peas are discussed, followed by results of feeding trials with growing pigs and sows in Sweden, Finland, Denmark and Norway.

Author(s)
Ogle, R. B.; Hǻkansson, J.
Citation
Pig News and Information, 1988, 9, 2, pp 149-155

Recent experiments aimed at improving litter size in pigs are briefly reviewed, and a possible breeding scheme to improve prolificacy in Norway is presented. In this scheme, strong selection pressure would be applied on the ♂ side concurrently with intense selection for ♀ prolificacy.

Author(s)
Skjervold, H.
Citation
Pig News and Information, 1983, 4, 4, pp 427-430

Author(s)
Lööf, B.
Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Field Crop Abstracts, 1960, 13, 1, pp 1-7

Author(s)
Edwards, M. V.
Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Forestry Abstracts, 1955, 16, 1, pp 3-13

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CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Forestry Abstracts, 1951, 13, 2, pp 119-131

Author(s)
Frost, F.
Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Forestry Abstracts, 1944, 5, 3, pp 151-154

Author(s)
Frost, F.
Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Forestry Abstracts, 1943, 4, 3, pp 143-146

Author(s)
Jones, R. P.
Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Herbage Abstracts, 1941, 11, Suppl (Aug), pp S44-S47

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