Muscle Development of Livestock Animals

Physiology, Genetics and Meat Quality

Hardback
September 2004
9780851998114
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  • Publisher
    CABI
  • Published
    27th September 2004
  • ISBN 9780851998114
  • Language English
  • Pages 432 pp.
  • Size 6.875" x 9.75"
$253.40

Well-developed and functional muscle tissues are a prerequisite for healthy meat-producing animals. Good muscle development leads to improved meat quality. Hence modern breeds of livestock animal have been selectively bred for better conformation, increased muscle size and increased muscle-to-bone ratio. This book describes all aspects of muscle development research, and contains contributions from leading research groups around the world.

Marinus F W te Pas

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Henk P Haagsman

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Maria E Everts

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