How did wild boar become farmyard pigs? Genetic data reveals the answer

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Abstract

Ever thought how the ingredients for that bacon sandwich got to your plate? By that, I mean the amazing historical journey that has transformed the animal and plant species we farm today into the huge global biomass that now feeds billions of us.
Original languageEnglish
Specialist publicationThe Conversation
PublisherThe Conversation UK
Publication statusPublished - 1 Sep 2015

Keywords

  • Evolution
  • Domestication
  • Pigs
  • Wild boar

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