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Table 1 Genetic diversity within 16 regional groups

From: Microsatellite-based genetic diversity and population structure of domestic sheep in northern Eurasia

Geographical region Regional group N HT f R
Caucasus South Caucasus* 6 0.802 0.020 6.57
  North Caucasus 5 0.795 0.017 6.24
  Stavropol 3 0.792 -0.005 6.04
  Caspian depression 3 0.795 0.023 6.19
Asia Kazakhstan and east of Caspian Sea* 6 0.804 0.037 6.45
  Altai 2 0.795 0.004 6.41
  Buryatia* 2 0.802 -0.008 6.42
Eastern fringe of Europe Volga region 2 0.779 0.015 5.88
  West Russia 3 0.794 -0.041 5.45
  Ukraine* 2 0.807 -0.004 6.43
  Southeast Europe* 4 0.806 -0.006 6.14
  Poland 3 0.759 -0.015 6.24
  Finland 2 0.758 0.007 5.35
  Scandinavia 6 0.774 0.030 4.59
  Denmark 1 0.651 0.028 4.41
  Iceland and Faeroe Islands 2 0.746 -0.001 4.95
  1. Number of breeds (N), total gene diversity (HT), departures from Hardy-Weinberg equilibrium (f), and mean allelic richness (R).
  2. * Regional groups identified as diversity hotspots.