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Effect of Dietary Boron on Bone Characteristics and Plasma Parameters in Young Pigs

  • T. A. Armstrong
  • J. W. Spears
  • T. E. Engle
  • C. L. Wright
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Basal Diet Sodium Borate Left Femur Bone Stress Plasma Triglyceride Concentration 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • T. A. Armstrong
    • 1
  • J. W. Spears
    • 1
  • T. E. Engle
    • 1
  • C. L. Wright
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Animal Science and Interdepartmental Nutrition ProgramNorth Carolina State UniversityRaleighUSA

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