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Efficiency in beef production

P. R. Street

Efficiency in beef production

the potential impact of new breeding technologies

by P. R. Street

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Published by Department of Agriculture, University of Reading .
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    Subjects:
  • Beef cattle -- Breeding.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby P. R. Street, T. R. Morris, P. Reynolds.
    ContributionsMorris, T. R., Reynolds, P., University of Reading. Department of Agriculture.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination30p. ;
    Number of Pages30
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15113155M
    ISBN 100704905884
    OCLC/WorldCa26720657

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