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Frontiers of Agriculture in China

ISSN 1673-7334

ISSN 1673-744X(Online)

CN 11-5729/S

Front. Agric. China    2009, Vol. 3 Issue (4) : 471-477     DOI: 10.1007/s11703-009-0059-1
Research articles |
Nutrition and feed strategies for sustainable swine production in China
Daiwen CHEN,
Institute of Animal Nutrition, Sichuan Agricultural University, Ya’an 625014, China;
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Abstract  China is the largest swine producer in the world. Although the China swine industry has made great progress in the past, it faces many problems according to the requirement of sustainability. This article summarizes the current situation and problems of the swine industry in China and proposes nutrition and feed strategies for the sustainable development of swine production with emphasis on available practical approaches and future research focuses.
Keywords swine production      sustainability      nutrition and feed      strategy      China      
Issue Date: 05 December 2009
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