Population structure and genetic diversity of sheep breeds in the Kyrgyzstan

Tatiana Deniskova, Arsen Dotsev, Eugenia Lushihina, Alexey Shakhin, Elisabeth Kunz, Henry Reyer, Klaus Wimmers, Negar Khayatzadeh, Johann Sölkner, Alexander Sermyagin, Asankadyr Zhunushev, Gottfried Brem & Natalia Zinovieva
Sheep are a main livestock species of Kyrgyzstan, a Central Asian country with predominating mountain terrain. The current gene pool of local sheep resources has been forming under diverse climate conditions from the era of the trading caravans of the Great Silk Road, through the Soviet period of large-scale livestock improvements, which was followed by the deep crisis at the end of the 20th century, up to now. However, not much is known about the...

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  • Institute of Genetics and Animal Breeding
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  • Federal Scientific Center for Animal Husbandry named after Academician L.K. Ernst
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  • National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Kyrgyzstan
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  • Leibniz Institute for Farm Animal Biology
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  • Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich
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  • University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences
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