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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: ENHANCING GENETIC MERIT OF RUMINANTS THROUGH GENOME SELECTION AND ANALYSIS

Location: Animal Genomics and Improvement Laboratory

Title: Progress report – African goat genome and genetic improvement project

Author
item Sonstegard, Tad

Submitted to: Workshop Proceedings
Publication Type: Other
Publication Acceptance Date: April 1, 2014
Publication Date: N/A

Technical Abstract: An overview of the progress for the Feed the Future funded African Goat Project will be presented. The overview will include progress on producing a goat genome assembly from a San Clemente goat. Additional progress will be reported for phenotype and sample collection from African goat populations and the status fo genotyping these animals. The final discussion point will be on integration of genomic tools into the community based breeding programs.

Last Modified: 11/22/2014
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