Interspecific hybridization between greater kudu and nyala

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dc.contributor.author Dalton, Desire L.
dc.contributor.author Tordiffe, A.S.W. (Adrian Stephen Wolferstan)
dc.contributor.author Luther, Ilse
dc.contributor.author Duran, Assumpta
dc.contributor.author Van Wyk, Anna M.
dc.contributor.author Brettschneider, Helene
dc.contributor.author Oosthuizen, Almero
dc.contributor.author Modiba, Catherine
dc.contributor.author Kotze, Antoinette
dc.date.accessioned 2015-11-18T06:13:38Z
dc.date.available 2015-11-18T06:13:38Z
dc.date.issued 2014-06
dc.description.abstract Hybridization of wildlife species, even in the absence of introgression, is of concern due to wasted reproductive effort and a reduction in productivity. In this study we detail an accidental mating between a female nyala (Tragelaphus angasii) and a male greater kudu (T. strepsiceros). The hybrid was phenotypically nyala and was identified as such based on mitochondrial DNA. Further genetic analysis based on nine microsatellite markers, chromosome number and chromosome morphology however, confirmed its status as an F1 hybrid. Results obtained from a reproductive potential assessment indicated that this animal does not have the potential to breed successfully and can be considered as sterile. en_ZA
dc.description.librarian hb2015 en_ZA
dc.description.uri http://link.springer.com/journal/10709 en_ZA
dc.identifier.citation Dalton, DL, Tordiffe, ASW, Luther, I, Duran, A, Van Wyk, AM, Brettschneider, H, Oosthuizen, A, Modiba, C & Kotze, A 2014, 'Interspecific hybridization between greater kudu and nyala', Genetica, vol. 142, no. 3, pp. 265-271. en_ZA
dc.identifier.issn 0016-6707 (print)
dc.identifier.issn 1573-6857 (online)
dc.identifier.other 10.1007/s10709-014-9772-7
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2263/50500
dc.language.iso en en_ZA
dc.publisher Springer en_ZA
dc.rights © Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2014. The original publication is available at : http://link.springer.com/journal/10709. en_ZA
dc.subject Hybridization en_ZA
dc.subject Nyala en_ZA
dc.subject Greater kudu en_ZA
dc.subject Chromosomes en_ZA
dc.subject Reproductive analysis en_ZA
dc.subject Microsatellites en_ZA
dc.subject Tragelaphus strepsiceros
dc.subject Tragelaphus angasii
dc.title Interspecific hybridization between greater kudu and nyala en_ZA
dc.type Postprint Article en_ZA


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