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Germ plasm evaluation program progress report no. 5 by United States. Agricultural Research Service. North Central Region

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Published by Agricultural Research Service in Washington, D.C .
Written in English


  • Artificial insemination,
  • Breeding,
  • Germplasm resources,
  • Cattle

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Edition Notes

StatementU.S. Meat Animal Research Center ; in cooperation with Kansas State University and the University of Nebraska
SeriesARS-NC -- 55, ARS-NC -- 55.
ContributionsMeat Animal Research Center, Kansas State University, University of Nebraska--Lincoln
The Physical Object
Pagination9, [29] p. ;
Number of Pages29
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25585837M

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