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|Title:||Quantitative trait loci mapping for growth and wool traits in Australian Merino Sheep||Contributor(s):||Moghaddar, Nasiroddin (author); Marshall, Karen Lisa (author); Van Der Werf, Julius Herman (author)||Publication Date:||2006||Handle Link:||https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/9778||Abstract:||In recent decades, molecular biology techniques have made it possible to construct comprehensive marker maps in different species which allow mapping of QTL influencing economically important traits. In animal breeding, genomic research and selection based on QTL can improve the accuracy and efficiency of genetic improvement, and potentially lead to higher genetic gain through genotype, marker assisted selection (GAS & MAS) and introgression (Dekkers and Hospital., 2002). This study reports the genome scan for QTL affecting growth and wool traits in Merino sheep. This study is part of a project in the University of New England (UNE), which has been founded by AWI (Australian Wool Innovation) aimed at identifying QTL, responsible for parasite resistance and production traits.||Publication Type:||Conference Publication||Conference Name:||8th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production (WCGALP), Belo Horizonte, Brazil, 13th - 18th August, 2006||Conference Details:||8th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production (WCGALP), Belo Horizonte, Brazil, 13th - 18th August, 2006||Source of Publication:||Proceedings of the 8th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production||Publisher:||SBMA: Sociedade Brasileira de Melhoramento Animal [Brazilian Society of Animal Breeding]||Place of Publication:||Brazil||Field of Research (FOR):||070201 Animal Breeding||Peer Reviewed:||Yes||HERDC Category Description:||E1 Refereed Scholarly Conference Publication||Other Links:||http://www.cabdirect.org/abstracts/20063169441.html||Statistics to Oct 2018:||Visitors: 217
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