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Average and standard error (SE) values of genetic variation1 in parent-descendant cattle and bison populations

 
Cattle Population type N AR Na Ho
Bison Population type
Hereford Parental Mean 25.72 3.84 4.84 0.58
(SE) (0.12) (0.25) (0.37) (0.04)
Charolais Parental Mean 21.03 4.44 5.75 0.64
(SE) (0.11) (0.24) (0.33) (0.04)
Red Angus Parental Mean 17.78 4.06 4.78 0.61
(SE) (0.07) (0.22) (0.28) (0.04)
Tarentaise Parental Mean 8.88 4.19 4.28 0.67
(SE) (0.06) (0.22) (0.23) (0.04)
Red Face F1 Descendant Mean 178.81 3.94 6.25 0.70
(SE) (0.09) (0.18) (0.48) (0.03)
Red Face B1 Descendant Mean 152.47 3.44 5.59 0.57
(SE) (0.13) (0.15) (0.40) (0.03)
Red Face B2 Descendant Mean 70.91 3.14 4.84 0.54
(SE) (0.05) (0.14) (0.31) (0.04)
CGC Descendant Mean 47.63 4.41 6.47 0.64
(SE) (0.42) (0.25) (0.49) (0.03)
LINE 1 Descendant & Mean 58.41 2.87 3.81 0.46
Parental (SE) (0.14) (0.15) (0.26) (0.03)
Overall Mean Mean 64.63 4.02 5.18 0.60
(SE) (3.40) (0.18) (0.13) (0.01)
Nat. Bison Range Parental Mean 23.78 3.42 3.50 0.43
(SE) (0.17) (0.28) (0.29) (0.05)
AK plains bison Descendant Mean 41.22 3.24 3.56 0.39
(SE) (0.36) (0.26) (0.30) (0.04)
Yellowstone NP Parental Mean 27.72 3.42 3.56 0.42
(SE) (0.16) (0.28) (0.30) (0.05)
Henry Mountains Descendant Mean 28.31 2.73 2.81 0.39
(SE) (0.33) (0.21) (0.22) (0.04)
Wood Buffalo NP Parental Mean 39.03 3.40 3.75 0.42
(SE) (0.28) (0.27) (0.34) (0.04)
AK wood bison Descendant Mean 24.72 2.84 2.91 0.34
(SE) (0.17) (0.23) (0.25) (0.04)
Overall Mean Mean 30.80 3.80 3.35 0.40
(SE) (0.50) (0.31) (0.12) (0.02)
1N = Sample size
Na = Average number of alleles/locus
AR = Allelic richness
Ho = Observed heterozygosity



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Genetic distances (Ds, Nei 1972) in bison and cattle populations

 
Cattle Hereford Charolais Red Angus Tarentaise RF F1 RF B1 RF B2 CGC LINE1
Bison
Hereford
Charolais 0.209
Red Angus 0.262 0.205
Tarentaise 0.273 0.204 0.292
RF F1 0.087 0.170 0.239 0.235
RF B1 0.122 0.281 0.369 0.359 0.029
RF B2 0.140 0.316 0.411 0.405 0.050 0.017
CGC 0.243 0.139 0.158 0.225 0.200 0.346 0.394
LINE1 0.205 0.416 0.530 0.506 0.122 0.086 0.090 0.445
AKPB NBR YNP HM WBNP AKWB
AKPB
NBR 0.081
YNP 0.047 0.053
HM 0.169 0.078 0.116
WBNP 0.143 0.070 0.092 0.110
AKWB 0.221 0.135 0.151 0.170 0.061