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Comparing parentage inference software: Reanalysis of a red deer pedigree

Walling, Craig A.; Pemberton, Josephine M; Hadfield, Jarrod D.; Kruuk, Loeske

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Knowledge of the parentage of individuals is required to address a variety of questions concerning the evolutionary dynamics of wild populations. A major advance in parentage inference in natural populations has been the use of molecular markers and the development of statistical methods to analyse these data. Cervus, one of the most widely used parentage inference programs, uses molecular data to determine parent-offspring relationships. However, Cervus does not make use of all available...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/80870
Source: Molecular Ecology
DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-294X.2010.04604.x

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