Signatures of Selection for Environmental Adaptation and Zebu × Taurine Hybrid Fitness in East African Shorthorn Zebu

@inproceedings{Bahbahani2017SignaturesOS,
  title={Signatures of Selection for Environmental Adaptation and Zebu × Taurine Hybrid Fitness in East African Shorthorn Zebu},
  author={Hussain Bahbahani and Abdulfatai Tijjani and Christopher Mukasa and David Wragg and Faisal Almathen and Oyekanmi Nash and Gerald N. Akpa and Mary Ndila Mbole-Kariuki and Sunir Malla and Mark Woolhouse and Tad S. Sonstegard and Curtis P Van Tassell and Martin Blythe and Heather Huson and Olivier Hanotte},
  booktitle={Front. Genet.},
  year={2017}
}
The East African Shorthorn Zebu (EASZ) cattle are ancient hybrid between Asian zebu × African taurine cattle preferred by local farmers due to their adaptability to the African environment. The genetic controls of these adaptabilities are not clearly understood yet. Here, we genotyped 92 EASZ samples from Kenya (KEASZ) with more than 770,000 SNPs and… CONTINUE READING