Assessing the heat tolerance of 17 beef cattle genotypes

@article{Gaughan2010AssessingTH,
  title={Assessing the heat tolerance of 17 beef cattle genotypes},
  author={John B Gaughan and Terry L. Mader and Simone Margaret Holt and Mitchell Sullivan and Gabriela Hahn},
  journal={International Journal of Biometeorology},
  year={2010},
  volume={54},
  pages={617-627}
}
Cattle production plays a significant role in terms of world food production. Nearly 82% of the world’s 1.2 billion cattle can be found in developing countries. An increasing demand for meat in developing countries has seen an increase in intensification of animal industries, and a move to cross-bred animals. Heat tolerance is considered to be one of the most important adaptive aspects for cattle, and the lack of thermally-tolerant breeds is a major constraint on cattle production in many… CONTINUE READING
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