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Characterisation of keratin genes associated with wool traits
(Lincoln University, 2018)
In the textile industries, wool has to compete with cotton and synthetic fibres. In order to improve the competitiveness of wool fibre, the sheep industry is working to find ways to improve the raw product through the ...
A study of wool production parameters of genetically different Merino wethers run together
(Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1986)
In 1984 a Merino wether trial at Matakanui station, Omakau, Central Otago, was set up to demonstrate the production possible from well-bred Merino wethers. Thirty teams of ten sheep from a variety of environmental and ...
Characterisation of Keratin-associated protein genes associated with wool traits
(Lincoln University, 2015)
Wool has unique attributes, but to compete with synthetics, the wool industry is looking for ways to improve their product. The use of gene-markers is one of improving the selection of genetically superior stock. The ...