What can livestock breeders learn from conservation genetics and vice versa?

Abstract

The management of livestock breeds and threatened natural population share common challenges, including small effective population sizes, high risk of inbreeding, and the potential benefits and costs associated with mixing disparate gene pools. Here, we consider what has been learnt about these issues, the ways in which the knowledge gained from one area… (More)
DOI: 10.3389/fgene.2015.00038

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@inproceedings{Kristensen2015WhatCL, title={What can livestock breeders learn from conservation genetics and vice versa?}, author={Torsten Nygaard Kristensen and A. A. J. Hoffmann and Cino Pertoldi and Astrid V Stronen}, booktitle={Front. Genet.}, year={2015} }