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Genetic diversity and differentiation among Korean-Holstein, Hanwoo, and Uganda-Holstein breeds

  • 2019
  • Issue: 6
  • Volume: 49
G. Bigirwa, D. Kim, O. Acai, C. Na, J. Oh & K. Song Page: 1021 - 1027

The aim of this research was to assess genetic diversity of Korean-Holstein, Korean Hanwoo, and Ugandan-Holstein dairy cattle. DNA was extracted from either blood or hair of Korean-Holstein (n=74), Korean-Hanwoo (n=75) and Ugandan-Holstein (N=77) using AccuPrep® PCR purification kit. The…

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Genetic diversity in selected stud and commercial herds of the Afrikaner cattle breed

  • 2014
  • Issue: 5
  • Volume: 44
L. Pienaar, J.P. Grobler, F.W.C. Neser, M.M. Scholtz, H. Swart, K. Ehlers & M. Marx Page: 80 - 84

The Afrikaner is one of three indigenous cattle breeds found in South Africa. Afrikaner cattle were originally extensively used for crossbreeding purposes and breed development. The objective of this study was to determine the genetic diversity of selected stud and…

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Genetic variation within and among three ostrich breeds, estimated by using microsatellite markers

  • 2012
  • Issue: 2
  • Volume: 42
A.H. Davids, S.W.P. Cloete, A.E. Bester-van der Merwe, F. Muchadeyi, R. Slabbert & K. Dzama Page: 156 - 163

Genetic diversity within and among three ostrich populations was investigated to corroborate whether these populations can be classified genetically as three different breeds. The DNA of South African Black (SAB, n = 30), Zimbabwean Blue (ZB, n = 32) and…

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A genetic profile of the Kalahari Red goat breed from southern Africa

  • 2004
  • Issue: 5
  • Volume: 34
A. Kotze, H. Swart, J.P. Grobler and A. Nemaangani Page: 10 - 12

The erosion of the Kalahari Red with red Boer goats is a major concern among breeders. Little empiric information is available with no comprehensive system of monitoring special characteristics. Eighteen microsatellite markers were applied to investigate the genetic diversity of…

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