Microsatellite markers for the analysis of genetic variability and relatedness in red-legged partridge (Alectoris rufa) farms in Spain.

The usefulness of several microsatellites in the management of Alectoris rufa restocking farms is evaluated in the present report. We analysed seven microsatellite loci in 147 randomly chosen individuals from four Spanish farms. Global F(IS) values were not significant. Slight genetic differentiation was only found between Farms 1 and 4. The global first… CONTINUE READING