TORRIJOS MARINDUQUE – As part of strategic interventions for sustainable production of Markaduke Pig Research and Development Program being implemented by the Marinduque State College – Torrijos Campus with technical funding and support from Department of Science and Technology (DOST) – Philippine Council for Agiculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research and Development (PCAARRD) the Project 1 component focuses on the improvement of productive and reproductive performance of nucleus Markaduke breeders.

The project is aimed to establish breeding strategies – a selection criteria and mating system for improved    litter size, growth, carcass quality, and adaptation ability; establish the economic and breeding values of litter    size, growth, carcass quality, and adaptation ability; and establish predictive reproduction and production    parameters and models.

About the Author

Desiree Anne Sto. Domingo is currently working as Education Research Assistant at the Office of the Vice President    for Research, Development, Extension and Training in Marinduque State College.

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