Genetic variability characterization of the Moroccan Houbara Bustard (Chlamydotis undulata undulata) inferred from pedigree analysis.


A Moroccan Houbara Bustard pedigree was analyzed to evaluate the genetic variability in captive breeding population using genealogical approaches. The whole Houbara breeding flock (WP) for the period 1993-2004 was made up of 531 birds comprising 346 females and 185 males. The reference population (RP) comprised 198 individuals ready for reproduction from… (More)
DOI: 10.1002/zoo.21030


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