Farming practices and genetic characterization of Nicobari pig, an indigenous pig germplasm of Nicobar group of islands, India

Abstract

The Nicobari pig, locally known as Ha-un, is an indigenous pig germplasm located only in the Nicobar group of islands, India. The present study documents the Nicobari pig-rearing practices of the tribal farmers and genetically characterizes them using 23 FAO-recommended microsatellite markers. The study was conducted over a period of 3 years (2010–2012) in… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s11250-014-0547-z

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