Genetic characterization and structure of the Italian Podolian cattle breed and its relationship with some major European breeds

The Italian Podolian is an autochthonous breed belonging to the grey steppe cattle group. In the past, the Podolian was present throughout all of the Adriatic and the southern part of Italy, but now it is restricted to four regions and displays morphological differences according to the region. It i...

Full description

Bibliographic Details
Main Authors: Fabio Pilla, Giuseppe Maiorano, Johannes A. Lenstra, Alessio Valentini, Mariasilvia D'Andrea, Lorraine Pariset, Donato Matassino
Format: Article
Published: Taylor & Francis Group 2011-10-01
Series:Italian Journal of Animal Science
Online Access: