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Evolutionary adaptations are occasionally convergent solutions to the same problem. A mutation contributing to a heat tolerance adaptation in Senepol cattle, a New World breed of mostly European descent, results in the distinct phenotype known as slick, where an animal has shorter hair and lower...

Author(s)
Porto Neto, L. R.; Bickhart, D. M.; Landaeta-Hernandez, A. J.; Utsunomiya, Y. T.; Pagan, M.; Jimenez, E.; Hansen, P. J.; Dikmen, S.; Schroeder, S. G.; Kim EuiSoo; Sun JiaJie; Crespo, E.; Amati, N.; Cole, J. B.; Null, D. J.; Garcia, J. F.; Reverter, A.; Barendse, W.; Sonstegard, T. S.
Publisher
Frontiers Media S.A., Lausanne, Switzerland
Citation
Frontiers in Genetics, 2018, 9, February, pp 57
Abstract

Mid-mountain ecosystems provide a broad diversity of resources, heterogeneous relief, and a mild climate, which are all very useful for human necessities. These features enable different strategies such as the terracing of the slopes as well as wide crop diversification. Their relations lead to a...

Author(s)
Luelmo-Lautenschlaeger, R.; Pérez-Díaz, S.; Alba-Sánchez, F.; Abel-Schaad, D.; López-Sáez, J. A.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Sustainability, 2018, 10, 7, pp 2575
Abstract

Since the time of Darwin (1859) and Wallace (1869), islands have been regarded by scientists as a prime target for scrutinizing the forces that may influence evolution and diversification and important elements in biogeographic studies. This research aims to scrutinize whether and to what extent...

Author(s)
Palombo, M. R.
Publisher
Wiley, Beijing, China
Citation
Integrative Zoology, 2018, 13, 1, pp 2-20
Abstract

The extractive nature of recreational hunting may provide a service to both the ecosystem and society, namely the control of problem species. We reviewed the annual wild boar hunting bag data from hunting sites in Asturias (Spain) from 2000/01 to 2013/14, paying particular attention to the...

Author(s)
Quirós-Fernández, F.; Marcos, J.; Acevedo, P.; Gortázar, C.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
European Journal of Wildlife Research, 2017, 63, 3, pp 57
Abstract

During last decades ungulates have increased their populations and distribution areas, this widespread has made habitat damage appear and some conflicts with human interests, for these reasons the development of an ecological sustainable control is necessary. This study introduces a mathematical...

Author(s)
Martínez, Á.; Martín, Á. J.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Ecological Engineering, 2017, 108, Part A, pp 10-16
Abstract

In the present study the length-weight relationship and condition index (K) were analyzed in the growth of gilthead bream (Sparus aurata L.) in marine fish-farms. A total of 17970 data from 18 batches were analyzed, data comes from the "Farm Marina Safor" (GRAMASA) located in the Western...

Author(s)
Bonilla-Flórez, J. A.; Mayer, P.; Estruch-Fuster, V. D.; Jover-Cerdá, M.
Publisher
Sociedad Española de Acuicultura, Zaragoza, Spain
Citation
Revista AquaTIC, 2017, No.47, pp 20-31
Abstract

Stemming from The Worldwide Donkey Breeds Project, an initiative aiming at connecting international researchers and entities working with the donkey species, molecularly tested pedigree analyses were carried out to study the genetic diversity, structure and historical evolution of the Andalusian...

Author(s)
Navas, F. J.; Jordana, J.; León, J. M.; Barba, C.; Delgado, J. V.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Animal, 2017, 11, 12, pp 2129-2138
Abstract

Porcine circovirus 3 (PCV3) is a new species of the Circovirus genus, which has recently been associated with different clinical syndromes. Its presence has been reported in different countries of North and South America, Asia and recently also Europe (Poland). However, different from the other...

Author(s)
Franzo, G.; Legnardi, M.; Hjulsager, C. K.; Klaumann, F.; Larsen, L. E.; Segales, J.; Drigo, M.
Publisher
Wiley, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, 2018, 65, 3, pp 602-606
Abstract

The genus Tenacibaculum encompasses several species pathogenic for marine fish. Tenacibaculum dicentrarchi and "Tenacibaculum finnmarkense" (Quotation marks denote species that have not been validly named.) were retrieved from skin lesions of farmed fish such as European sea bass or Atlantic...

Author(s)
Bridel, S.; Olsen, A. B.; Nilsen, H.; Bernardet, J. F.; Achaz, G.; Avendaño-Herrera, R.; Duchaud, E.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Genome Biology and Evolution, 2018, 10, 2, pp 452-457
Abstract

Background: Throughout the world, harvesting of mussels Mytilus spp. is based on the exploitation of natural populations and aquaculture. Aquaculture activities include transfers of spat and live adult mussels between various geographic locations, which may result in large-scale changes in the...

Author(s)
Zbawicka, M.; Trucco, M. I.; Wenne, R.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Genetics, Selection, Evolution, 2018, 50, 5, pp (22 February 2018)

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