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Using phenetic approaches for studying poultry populations under preservation and breeding

Romanov, Michael N (1994) Using phenetic approaches for studying poultry populations under preservation and breeding. Gene mapping, polymorphisms, disease genetic markers, marker assisted selection, gene expression, transgenes, non-conventional animal products, conservation genetics, conservation of domestic animal genetic resources, 21 . pp. 556-559. (Access to this publication is currently restricted. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided)

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Abstract

Романов М.Н.

Phenes are non-metrical variations, including morphological, physiological and biochemical variations. This paper gives formulae for estimating phenetic frequencies of populations and for measuring distances between breeds using phenetic frequencies.

Properties of phenes and research tasks in the field of poultry population phenetics are considered. Phenetics methods have been applied to studying various domestic fowl, goose and duck populations belonging to poultry genetic resources of the former USSR. The description of phene pools of the preserved breeds has been carried out by singling out non-metrical variations (phenes and their gradations). The degree and structure of intra-breed diversity have been detected. Inter-Breed phenetic distances have been evaluated. By using hierarchic cluster analysis, inter-breed phylogenetic relationships are determined. Usage of methods of population phenetics can be helpful and effective for the assessment of diversity and peculiarity of native poultry breeds in the germplasm conservation and breeding programs.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled keywords: генотипы (genotypes); гены (genes); окраска (color); птицы (birds); с.-х. птица (poultry); genetics; livestock production; animal genetics
Subjects: Q Science > QH Natural history > QH426 Genetics
Divisions: Faculties > Sciences > School of Biosciences > Biomedical Research Group
Depositing User: M. Romanov
Date Deposited: 28 Dec 2014 14:48 UTC
Last Modified: 31 Oct 2019 04:50 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/46403 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
Romanov, Michael N: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-3584-4644
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