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Genomic diversity and disease prevalence in Ugandan cattle
(ReColAd Workshop, 2015)
Ugandan cattle are represented by three main types: the long-horned Ankole, the short-horned zebu, and the Ankole-zebu crosses called “Nganda”. In the course of the EU-funded project Nextgen, Ugandan cattle have been ...
Genomic diversity and Population Structure of Ugandan Taurine and Zebuine Cattle Breeds
(XXI ASPA Congress, 2015)
An extensive sampling of Ugandan cattle was carried out in the course of the European project Nextgen to identify possible associations between geno types, livestock endemic diseases and environmental variables.
Modeling the spatial distribution of Theileriaparva(Theiler 1904), causative agent of East Coast Fever disease in cattle
(NEXTGEN Consortium, 2015)
The ileriaparvais a protozoan emo-parasite affecting sub-Saharan Bostaurusand Bosindicuspopulations. It is the causative agent of East Coast Fever, a major cattle disease causing the death of ~1.1∙106 animals per year and ...