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Genetic diversity within and between European pig breeds using microsatellite markers.
An important prerequisite for a conservation programme is a comprehensive description of genetic diversity. The aim of this study was to use anonymous genetic markers to assess the between- and theExpand
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Genetic diversity in European pigs utilizing amplified fragment length polymorphism markers.
The use of DNA markers to evaluate genetic diversity is an important component of the management of animal genetic resources. The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) hasExpand
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An assessment of European pig diversity using molecular markers: Partitioning of diversity among breeds
Genetic diversity within and between breeds (and lines) of pigs was investigated. The sample comprised 68 European domestic breeds (and lines), including 29 local breeds, 18 varieties of majorExpand
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Effects of different dietary fat sources on the fatty acid profile of backfat and intramuscular fat of pigs of various sire breeds
The aim of the feeding trial was to compare the effects of four different dietary fat supplementations (2.5% of tallow, olive oil, soyabean oil or linseed oil), three sire breeds and both sexes uponExpand
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Development of genetic models for estimation of racing performances in German thoroughbreds
The objective of this study was to develop new statistical models for genetic estimation of racing performances in German thoroughbreds. Analysed performance traits were “square root of rank atExpand
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Genetic diversity analysis using lowly polymorphic dominant markers: the example of AFLP in pigs.
DNA markers are commonly used for large-scale evaluation of genetic diversity in farm animals, as a component of the management of animal genetic resources. AFLP markers are useful for such studiesExpand
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Genetic diversity in pigs: preliminary results on 58 European breeds and lines.
1 INRA, Laboratoire de Génétique Cellulaire, 31326 Castanet Tolosan Cedex, FR; Roslin Institute, Midlothian, EH25 9PS, UK; Pig Improvement Group Limited (PIC), Fyfield Wick, Abingdon, UK; WageningenExpand
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Pig genetic resources in Italy
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