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Progress in Pig Science
edited by Julian Wiseman

Progress in Pig Science provides the reader with a highly detailed and comprehensive review of the current developments in the increasingly important field of pig science.

Progress in Pig Science covers a wide variety of pig science topics ranging from the more fundamental molecular sciences through to applications in the market place.

Contents

Genetics

  1. Progress in Pig Gene Mapping
  2. Multi-Trait Selection for Immune Responses: A Possible Alternative Strategy for Enhanced Livestock Health and Productivity
  3. Changing Technology and Selection Criteria
  4. Marker Assisted Selection in Commercial Pig Breeding Programmes

Weaning and the Neonate

  1. Immunological Development and Mucosal Defence in the Pig Intestine
  2. Gut Development and Regulation
  3. Behavioural Perspectives on Weaning in Domestic Pigs
  4. Post-Weaning Respiratory and Enteric Syndromes of the Pig

The Growing Pig

  1. Behaviour and Choice Feeding
  2. Predicting Feed Intake in Growing Pigs
  3. Thermoregulation
  4. Crop Biotechnology for Feed Improvement

Reproduction

  1. Control of Ovulation
  2. Embryosurvival and Prolificacy
  3. Seasonality and Reproduction
  4. Nutrition-Endocrine Interactions in the Female Pig
  5. Nutrition of the Rearing Gilt and Sow
  6. Management of Reproduction

Marketing and Meat Quality

  1. European Approach to Gatt
  2. Environmental Effects on Pig Handling Behaviour and Carcass Quality
  3. Developments in Assessment of Aroma and Flavour
  4. Protein and Fat Metabolism in Muscle and Adipose Tissue-its Influence on Meat Quality
  5. Controlled Atmospherepacking
  6. Probes and Robots for On-Line Evaluation of Pork

Environmental Aspects

  1. Environmental Impact of Pollutants from Pig Farming and Current Legislative Developments
  2. Pollution Issues in Pig Operations and the Influence of Nutrition, Housing and Manure Handling
  3. Building Design and the Built Environment

Management, Welfare and Health

  1. Environment/Disease Interactions
  2. Management of Large Units
  3. Impact of Immune System Activation on Pig Growth and Amino Acid Needs

Index

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edited by Julian Wiseman
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