Genetic resources of pig, sheep, and goat

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Kalle Maijala
Elsevier Science Publishers, 1991 - Science - 556 pages
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Evolution and domestication, an introductuio; Civilization and domestication of pigs; Pig breeds of the world: Their distribution and adaptation; Evaluation and utilization of pig breeds; New breed development in pigs; Gene identification in pigs; Breed identification and development in pigs; Conservation of resources in pigs and sheep; Domestication, history and breed evolution in sheep; Classification and distribution of sheep breeds; Breed differences in adaptation of sheep; Breed differences in prolificacy of sheep; Milk breeds of sheep; Breed comparisons for meat production in sheep; Genetic resources for production; Fur breeds of sheep; Breed structure, dynamics, and new breed development in sheep; Milk recording, breeding and selection schemes for milk breeds; Breeding programmes in nordic countries based on filed prodiction recording; State farm breeding in eastern european countries; International exchange of genetic material; Considering the social aspects of sheep breeding programmes; Domestication and history of goats; Classification and distribution of goat breeds; Breed differences in adaptation of goats; Breed differences in production in goats; Evolution of mohair, cashmere and skins; Evaluation and utilization of goat breeds; Gene identification in goats; Breeding programmes and production recording in goats; Maintenance of genetic resources in goats.

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