Table 1

Statistical properties of the boar taint traits in the three breeds*.

Trait (μg/g)

N

Mean

SD

Min

Max


Duroc

Skatole/Indole

240

0.0829

0.139

0.014

1.83

Skatole

179

0.0637

0.099

0

0.745

Androstenone

180

3.5394

2.511

0.07

19.83

Indole

179

0.0533

0.0374

0.012

0.213

Danish Landrace

Skatole/Indole

331

0.1956

0.1826

0

1.92

Skatole

258

0.2537

0.2029

0

2.551

Androstenone

259

1.318

1.1143

0.16

8.83

Indole

258

0.0492

0.0596

0.008

0.688

Yorkshire

Skatole/Indole

217

0.0678

0.0449

0

0.43

Skatole

132

0.0446

0.0486

0

0.317

Androstenone

132

0.952

0.9138

0.13

6.9

Indole

132

0.027

0.0183

0.007

0.16


*Number of boars (N), Mean trait value and standard deviation (SD), minimum (Min) and maximum (Max) value of the trait

Gregersen et al. BMC Genomics 2012 13:22   doi:10.1186/1471-2164-13-22

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