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A comparative longitudinal study of bovine trypanosomiasis in tsetse-free and tsetse-infested zones of the Amhara Region, northwest Ethiopia.
A study was conducted to determine the incidence of trypanosome infections in cattle in tsetse-free and tsetse-infested zones of the Amhara Region of northwest Ethiopia. A total of six sentinel herdsExpand
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Mapping quantitative trait loci (QTLs) for fatty acid composition in an interspecific cross of oil palm
BackgroundMarker Assisted Selection (MAS) is well suited to a perennial crop like oil palm, in which the economic products are not produced until several years after planting. The use of DNA markersExpand
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The effects of polymorphisms in IL-2, IFN-γ, TGF-β2, IgL, TLR-4, MD-2, and iNOS genes on resistance to Salmonella Enteritidis in indigenous chickens
Salmonella Enteritidis is a major cause of food poisoning worldwide, and poultry products are the main source of S. Enteritidis contamination for humans. Among the numerous strategies for diseaseExpand
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Analysis of growth patterns in purebred kambing Katjang goat and its crosses with the German fawn.
The objective of this study was to investigate growth patterns of goats utilizing data from a crossbreeding program involving the exotic German Fawn (GF) and the indigenous Kambing Katjang (KK)Expand
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Seasonal prevalence of bovine trypanosomosis in a tsetse-infested zone and a tsetse-free zone of the Amhara Region, north-west Ethiopia.
During a period of four consecutive years, trypanosomosis surveys were conducted in a tsetse-infested and tsetse-free area of the Amhara Region of north-west Ethiopia. In each study area randomlyExpand
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The Genetic Structure of Oreochromis spp. (Tilapia) Populations in Malaysia as Revealed by Microsatellite DNA Analysis
The genetic make-up of five populations of Oreochromis spp. was examined by microsatellite analysis. Eleven polymorphic microsatellite loci showed significant departures from the Hardy–WeinbergExpand
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Development of simple sequence repeat (SSR) markers for oil palm and their application in genetic mapping and fingerprinting of tissue culture clones
This study describes the application of a simple and effective method to isolate SSR markers from oil palm genomic sequences. A total of 12 informative SSR markers are described. The SSR markers wereExpand
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Genetic parameters for growth performance of the Malaysian local goats and their crossbreds with the German (improved) Fawn goats.
SUMMARY Growth performance data of the local goats of Malaysia and their crossbreds with the German (Improved) Fawn goats were analysed using animal models with maternal effects, in order to estimateExpand
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Isolation and identification of three species of bacteria from the termite coptotermes curvignathus (Holmgren) present in the vicinity of Universiti Putra Malaysia
In this study the lower termite Coptotermes curvignathus (Holmgren) and higher termite Macrotermes gilvus (Hagen) were identified from different parts in the vicinity of University Putra MalaysiaExpand
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Molecular characterization of tropical sweet corn inbred lines using microsatellite markers
Genetic variability among 13 tropical sweet corn inbred lines derived from source populations originating from five tropical countries was investigated using 95 polymorphic microsatellite markers. ItExpand
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