The genetic resources are useful only if they are exploited to create wealth for the nation. Therefore, detailed knowledge of genetic resources is essential for developing more efficient ways of evaluating and conserving biodiversity. All the buffalo breeds are recognized on the basis of their physical attributes and docility. But differentiation within the regional types is warranted as the phenotypes are insufficient to set clear boundaries between them. In view of this, the local buffalo population of Marathwada, named as Marathwadi was compared with known regional types like Nagpuri and Pandharpuri at molecular level using RAPD markers.
Author is working as Assistant Professor, at College of Agriculture; Kharpudi Dist. Jalna affiliated to VNMKV, Parbhani (MS.).He did Doctor of Philosophy in Animal Husbandry with first rank at College of Agriculture, Parbhani affiliated to VNMKV, Parbhani (MS.).He has published 13 research paper and 27 abstracts in national and international journ.
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LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing
buffalo, characterization, RAPD
SCIENCE / Horticulture