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Blasco Mateu, A.; Martinez Alvaro, M.; García Pardo, MDLL.; Ibañez Escriche, N.; Argente, MJ. (2017). Selection for environmental variance of litter size in rabbits. Genetics Selection Evolution. 49(48):1-8. doi:10.1186/s12711-017-0323-4

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Title: Selection for environmental variance of litter size in rabbits
Author: Blasco Mateu, Agustín Martínez Álvaro, Marina García Pardo, María de la Luz Ibáñez Escriche, Noelia Argente, Maria José
UPV Unit: Universitat Politècnica de València. Instituto de Ciencia y Tecnología Animal - Institut de Ciència i Tecnologia Animal
Universitat Politècnica de València. Departamento de Ciencia Animal - Departament de Ciència Animal
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Abstract:
[EN] Background: In recent years, there has been an increasing interest in the genetic determination of environmental variance. In the case of litter size, environmental variance can be related to the capacity of animals ...[+]
Copyrigths: Reconocimiento (by)
Source:
Genetics Selection Evolution. (issn: 0999-193X )
DOI: 10.1186/s12711-017-0323-4
Publisher:
Springer (Biomed Central Ltd.)
Publisher version: https://doi.org/10.1186/s12711-017-0323-4
Project ID:
MINECO/AGL2014-55921-C2-1-P
MINECO/BES-2012-052655
Thanks:
This research was funded by the Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad (Spain), Projects AGL2014-55921, C2-1-P and C2-2-P. Marina Martínez-Alvaro has a Grant from the same funding source, BES-2012-052655.
Type: Artículo

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