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Great improvements in both growth rate and carcass composition have resulted from efficient breeding programmes employed in the pig industry in recent years. Selection strategies that emphasise high efficiency of lean growth (low feed intake/lean growth), however, result in a decline in voluntary...

Author(s)
Nguyen Hong Nguyen; McPhee, C. P.; Wade, C. M.
Publisher
CAB International, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Pig News and Information, 2004, 25, 4, pp 149N-163N

A review of the application of crop physiology in crop improvement. Identifying physiological and environmental constraints to productivity, improving genotypic adaptation by matching the crop to the environment and improving tolerance to environmental stress, and the importance in crop improvement ...

Author(s)
Lawn, R. J.; Imrie, B. C.
Citation
Crop Physiology Abstracts, 1994, 20, 5, pp 467-476

Author(s)
Ingram, D. L.; Dauncey, M. J.
Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Pig News and Information, 1988, 9, 4, pp 391-393

The experimental evidence for heterosis × environment interaction is reviewed briefly for plants, fungi and insects, and in detail for mice, cattle, sheep, pigs and poultry. Although there were relatively few experiments actually designed to investigate this interaction in domestic species, there...

Author(s)
Barlow, R.
Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Animal Breeding Abstracts, 1981, 49, 11, pp 715-737

Author(s)
Roberts, R. C.
Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Animal Breeding Abstracts, 1965, 33, 3, pp 339-353