Development of Techniques and Breeding Strategies for Pig Strain Improvement in Japan
Distributed over many farms, more than 40 pig strains have been developed since the early 1980s. Although until recently, only the selection index method had been used for pig strain development, it is being replaced by the BLUP method, supplemented with molecular genetic information. Here, these techniques and challenges for the future are described.
|作成者||Taro OBATA Masahiro SATOH Hitoshi MIKAMI|