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10/13/2011
Black rockfish; Genetic structure; Hatchery strain; Microsatellite loci; Sebastes inermis; Wild population

The population structure of the black rockfish, Sebastes inermis (Sebastidae), was estimated using 10 microsatellite loci developed for S. schlegeli on samples of 174 individuals collected from three wild and three hatchery populations in Korea. Reduced genetic variation was detected in hatchery strains [overall number of alleles (NA) = 8.07; allelic ... more

H.S. An; E.M. Kim; J.H. Lee; J.K. Noh; C.M. An; S.J. Yoon; K.D. Park; J.I. Myeong
09/15/2011
Genetic structure; Korean rockfish; Microsatellite loci; Sebastes schlegeli

The Korean rockfish (Sebastes schlegeli) is an important commercial fish that is widely used in aquaculture. We isolated and characterized 18 polymorphic microsatellite loci from the Korean rockfish using a (GT)13-enriched genomic library. Polymorphism was assessed in 48 individuals from a single population collected from the northern coastal waters of the Yellow Sea. ... more

C.C. Bai; S.F. Liu; Z.M. Zhuang; L. Lin; H. Wang; Y.Q. Chang
12/19/2012
Blood clam; Genetic structure; Microsatellite loci; Scapharca broughtonii

Blood clams (Scapharca broughtonii) are widely cultivated and consumed in noutheast Asia. Forty-eight polymorphic microsatellite loci were developed for this clam using magnetic-bead hybridization enrichment. The number of alleles per locus ranged from 2 to 14. Polymorphism of these loci was assessed in 30 individuals from a population collected from coastal areas of Qingdao, ... more

J.T. Tian; Z.H. Liu; L.Q. Zhou; B. Wu; P. Liu; A.G. Yang
09/09/2008
Amazona aestiva; bottleneck; Conservation; Genetic structure; Microsatellite

The blue-fronted Amazon (Amazona aestiva) is a widely distributed Neotropical parrot and one of the most captured parrots in nature to supply the illegal trade of wild animals. The objectives of the present study were to analyze the genetic structure of A. aestiva to identify management units and support conservation planning and to verified if A. aestiva populations ... more

K.C.E. Leite; G.H.F. Seixas; I. Berkunsky; R.G. Collevatti; R. Caparroz
07/08/2008
Bothrops moojeni; conservation genetics; Genetic structure; Genetic variability; RAPD; Vipers

Bothrops moojeni is an abundant venomous snake responsible for most of the snakebite cases in the Central region of Brazil and as a result of the anthropogenic habitat disturbance, such as the increase in extensive farming, the range of B. moojeni has been greatly fragmented. Here, we obtained genomic DNA from a total of 75 snakes belonging to four populations. Genetic ... more

N.C.L. Dutra; M.P.C. Telles; D.L. Dutra; N.J.Silva Júnior
12/12/2011
Diversity; Genetic structure; Germplasm conservation; Helianthus tuberosus; RAPD

Jerusalem artichoke (Helianthus tuberosus) is a wild relative of the cultivated sunflower (H. annuus); it is an old tuber crop that has recently received renewed interest. We used RAPD markers to characterize 147 Jerusalem artichoke accessions from nine countries. Thirty RAPD primers were screened; 13 of them detected 357 reproducible RAPD bands, of which 337 were ... more

P.P. Wangsomnuk; S. Khampa; P. Wangsomnuk; S. Jogloy; T. Mornkham; B. Ruttawat; A. Patanothai; Y.B. Fu
11/26/2013
Conservation; Effective size; Genetic structure; Lobeira; Population genetics

The inbreeding effective population size is an estimate of inbreeding and genetic drift in populations. It is an important tool for conservation genetics because it represents the number of individuals that are effectively contributing alleles to the subsequent generations. Several studies have been published in the last decades on the genetic structure of natural plant populations of the ... more

T.M. Moura; M.V.B.M. Siqueira; G.C.X. Oliveira
02/27/2013
Conservation; Genetic structure; Gossypium mustelinum; Microsatellites; Wild cotton

Gossypium mustelinum is the only cotton species native to Brazil; it is endemic to the semi-arid region of the northeast. The populations are found near perennial and semi-perennial sources of water, such as ponds or pools in intermittent streams. Problems with in situ conservation derive from human interference in its habitat, mainly because of excessive cattle grazing ... more

M.F. Alves; P.A.V. Barroso; A.Y. Ciampi; L.V. Hoffmann; V.C.R. Azevedo; U. Cavalcante
02/08/2013
Candidate migrant; Fall armyworm; Genetic structure; Insect resistance management; Molecular markers; SSRs

We developed six microsatellite markers for the fall armyworm Spodoptera frugiperda (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). The SSR loci were isolated with enriched genomic library protocol by using native individuals as a genome source for markers. These loci were characterized in 48 individuals and they were tested for the ability to identify candidate migrants exchanged among the samples. ... more

V.A.C. Pavinato; S. Martinelli; P.F. de Lima; M.I. Zucchi; C. Omoto
11/12/2012
Genetic diversity; Genetic structure; Haliotis discus hannai; Microsatellites; Pacific abalone

Populations of the Pacific abalone, Haliotis discus hannai, have been severely overexploited over the past few decades in Korea. Information regarding the levels of genetic variability and structure within populations is insufficient for the development of effective strategies for conservation of genetic diversity of this species. To assess the genetic status of this species, we ... more

H.S. An; J.W. Lee; J.Y. Park

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