Merino and Merino-derived sheep breeds: a genome-wide intercontinental study

@inproceedings{Ciani2015MerinoAM,
  title={Merino and Merino-derived sheep breeds: a genome-wide intercontinental study},
  author={Elena Ciani and Emiliano Lasagna and Mariasilvia D’Andrea and Ingrid Alloggio and Fabio Marroni and Simone Ceccobelli and Juan Vicente Delgado Bermejo and Francesca Maria Sarti and James Kijas and Johannes A Lenstra and Fabio Pilla},
  booktitle={Genetics Selection Evolution},
  year={2015}
}
Merino and Merino-derived sheep breeds have been widely distributed across the world, both as purebred and admixed populations. They represent an economically and historically important genetic resource which over time has been used as the basis for the development of new breeds. In order to examine the genetic influence of Merino in the context of a global… CONTINUE READING