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Genetic variability in a population of Letelle sheep in South Africa

  • 2019
  • Issue: 2
  • Volume: 49
L. van der Westhuizen, T. Magwaba, J.P Grobler, H. Bindeman, C. du Plessis, E. van Marle-Köster & F.W.C. Neser Page: 281 - 289

The purpose of the study was to gain insight into the genetic variability of the Letelle sheep breed, a breed that has been managed as a closed population for 90 years, with no new genetic material being permitted into the…

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Genetic diversity and population structure of locally adapted South African chicken lines: Implications for conservation

  • 2008
  • Issue: 4
  • Volume: 38
E. van Marle-Köster, C.A. Hefer, L.H. Nel and M.A.M. Groenen Page: 271 - 281

In this study microsatellite markers were applied to investigate the genetic diversity and population structure of the six local chicken lines kept in the "Fowls for Africa" program, for better clarification of parameters for breed differentiation and genetic conservation of…

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