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Title: Pedigree analysis applied to an endangered buffalo population: possible management strategy.
Authors: MARCONDES, C. R.
MARQUES, L. C.
VOZZI, P. A.
AGUIAR, J. F.
CAMARGO JUNIOR, R. N. C.
DUARTE, S. R. R.
MARQUES, J. R. F.
Affiliation: CINTIA RIGHETTI MARCONDES, CPPSE; L C Marques, PÓS-GRADUANDO UFPA; P. A. Vozzi, INTA; J. F. Aguiar, Agricultural Protection Agency of Goiás; R. N. C. Camargo Junior, Federal Institute of Education, Science and Technology of Pará; S. R. R. Duarte, InVivo NSA; JOSE RIBAMAR FELIPE MARQUES, CPATU.
Date Issued: 2014
Citation: Livestock Research for Rural Development, v. 26, n. 2, Feb. 2014.
Description: The Carabao breed (Bubalus bubalis kerebao) in Brazil may be endangered and at risk of losing specific qualities. This makes preservation and population studies extremely important. In this pedigree analysis on a Brazilian herd, low values for populational parameters and high mean endogamy were found. Mating optimization based on bulls of lesser kinship improves populational parameters and reduces inbreeding rates. Use of this tool, in addition to conservation programs, will help to mitigate genetic variability losses in the Brazilian Carabao herd, thus allowing its future enrollment in genetic improvement programs.
Thesagro: Endogamia
Genética.
Keywords: Bubalino.
Language: en
Type of Material: Separatas
Access: openAccess
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