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Spatial and temporal variation in population genetic structure of wild Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) across Africa

Etienne Bezault1234*, Patricia Balaresque56, Aboubacar Toguyeni7, Yves Fermon8, Hitoshi Araki4, Jean-François Baroiller1 and Xavier Rognon29

Author Affiliations

1 UMR110 Cirad-Ifremer INTREPID, Montpellier, France

2 INRA, UMR1313 Génétique animale et biologie intégrative, Jouy-en-Josas, France

3 Division of Aquatic Ecology, Institute of Ecology & Evolution, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland

4 EAWAG, Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology, Centre of Ecology, Evolution and Biogeochemistry, Department of Fish Ecology and Evolution, 6047 Kastanienbaum, Switzerland

5 Department of Genetics, University of Leicester, Leicester, UK

6 CNRS/FRE2960 Laboratoire AMIS (Anthropologie Moléculaire et Imagerie de Synthèse), Toulouse, France

7 Institut du Développement Rural, Université Polytechnique de Bobo-Dioulasso, Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso

8 18 rue J. Richepin, F-91120 Palaiseau, France

9 AgroParisTech, UMR1313 Génétique animale et biologie intégrative, Paris, France

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BMC Genetics 2011, 12:102  doi:10.1186/1471-2156-12-102

Published: 9 December 2011

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Genotyping protocol. Detailed microsatellite genotyping protocol.

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Genetic diversity information per loci and population. Tables of genetic diversity estimators calculated per loci and population.

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Additional Structure Analyses. Genetic Structure analysis at a) macro-geographic and b) micro-geographic and temporal scales, including plots of evolution of log-likelihood and individual cluster assignment for the different number of clusters K.

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