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Document Type

Thesis - University Access Only

Award Date

1991

Degree Name

Master of Science (MS)

Department

Animal Science

First Advisor

Donald M. Marshall

Abstract

This study is part of a comprehensive experiment designed to identify various factors affecting genetic and environmental trends over time of centrally tested boars. This particular study contained three objectives: first, to evaluate performance trends of boars of specific breeds tested at the South Dakota Swine Test Station; second, to quantify genetic, environmental and phenotypic changes over time; and third, to evaluate genetic and phenotypic correlations in performance of central test boars.

Library of Congress Subject Headings

Boars -- Testing
Boars -- Genetics -- Testing
Boars -- Breeding

Format

application/pdf

Publisher

South Dakota State University

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