Effects of inbreeding on infant mortality in captive primates

@article{Rails2007EffectsOI,
  title={Effects of inbreeding on infant mortality in captive primates},
  author={Katherine Rails and Jonathan D. Ballou},
  journal={International Journal of Primatology},
  year={2007},
  volume={3},
  pages={491-505}
}
  • K. Rails, J. Ballou
  • Published 1 December 1982
  • Biology
  • International Journal of Primatology
Breeding records for 16 primate colonies representing six families and both suborders were obtained from 10 institutions breeding primates in captivity and from the international studbook on one endangered species. Inbreeding coefficients relative to the founding population were calculated for each individual born. Individuals with an inbreeding coefficient of zero were classified as “noninbred” those with inbreeding coefficients greater than zero, as “inbred.” Infant mortality was defined as… 
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