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Investigation of the utilization of microsatellites for fingerprinting in three endangered southern African crane species.
Cranes are large elegant birds that occur on all continents of the world except for South America and Antarctica. Of the fifteen species of crane worldwide, three predominantly occur in southern Africa; the Wattled crane ...
Computer simulation of marker-assisted selection utilizing linkage disequilibrium.
The face of animal breeding has changed significantly over the past few decades. Traditionally, the genetic improvement of both plant and animal species focussed on the selective breeding of individuals with superior ...
Identification and remediation of student difficulties with quantitative genetics.
Genetics has been identified as a subject area which many students find difficult to comprehend. The researcher, who is also a lecturer at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, had noted over a number of years that students ...