Expression of trypanotolerant Quantitative Trait Loci In A Boran Based Backcross under natural Tsetse Challenge

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2010
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caleb Oburu O
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African animal trypanosomosis (AA T) or Nagana is a transboundary disease with immense negative impact in Agricultural development across 37 African countries, with 60M livestock at risk. Utilization of trypanotolerant breeds as a form of control may offer a viable and sustainable option following recent identification of nine trypanotolerant quantitative trait loci (QTL) with positive effects in an F2 cattle population ofN'Dama! Kenyan Boran, under a challenge of 1180 clone of T.congolence.
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