Abstract

Genotype x environment interaction for the traits daily gain and ultrasonic backfat is estimated as genetic correlation between two homologous traits at nucleus and multiplication level of the pig breeding programme. The implications of the knowledge about genotype x environment interaction in the national pig breeding programme is discussed.
 

J. MW Merks, M. AAJ van Oijen

Proceedings of the World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Volume 17. Genetics and breeding of dairy and beef cattle, swine and horses, , 398–401, 1994
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