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  • Silvia T Rodríguez-Ramilo, Jesús Fernández, Miguel Angel Toro, Delfino Hernández, Beatriz Villanueva
  • Medicine, Biology
  • PloS one
  • 2015 (First Published: 16 April 2015)
  • Estimates of effective population size in the Holstein cattle breed have usually been low despite the large number of animals that constitute this breed. Effective population size is inverselyContinue Reading
  • María Saura, Albert Tenesa, John A. Woolliams, Almudena Fernández, Beatriz Villanueva
  • Medicine, Biology
  • BMC Genomics
  • 2015 (First Published: 1 December 2015)
  • BackgroundWithin the genetic methods for estimating effective population size (Ne), the method based on linkage disequilibrium (LD) has advantages over other methods, although its accuracy whenContinue Reading
  • Jesús Fernández, M A Toro, Anna K Sonesson, Beatriz Villanueva
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Front. Genet.
  • 2014 (First Published: 25 November 2014)
  • The success of an aquaculture breeding program critically depends on the way in which the base population of breeders is constructed since all the genetic variability for the traits includedContinue Reading
    BackgroundThe most efficient method to maintain genetic diversity in populations under conservation programmes is to optimize, for each potential parent, the number of offspring left to the nextContinue Reading