Mitochondrial DNA variation in the Italian Heavy Draught Horse

Background In the last decades, Italy as well as other developed countries have registered a decrease in the population size of many local horse breeds. The continuous crossbreeding has determined the dilution of genetic heritage of several native breeds. The Italian Heavy Draught Horse (IHD) is the...

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Main Authors: Hovirag Lancioni, Irene Cardinali, Andrea Giontella, Maria Teresa Antognoni, Arianna Miglio
Format: Article
Published: PeerJ Inc. 2020-05-01
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