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Table 3 Distribution of core-set contributions

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

Geographical Regional group λ = 0 λ = 0.2 λ = 0.5 λ = 1
region   Breeds Cont Breeds Cont Breeds Cont Breeds Cont
Caucasus South Caucasus* 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.17
  North Caucasus 0 0 0 0 1 0.04 1 0.01
  Stavropol 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.04
  Caspian depression 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Asia Kazakhstan and* east of Caspian Sea 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.14
  Altai 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Buryatia* 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Eastern fringe Volga region 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.06
of Europe West Russia 1 0.04 2 0.11 2 0.20 1 0.03
  Ukraine* 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.24
  Southeast Europe* 0 0 0 0 1 0.04 1 0.10
  Poland 1 0.11 1 0.09 1 0.05 1 0.02
  Finland 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.03
  Scandinavia 4 0.56 4 0.51 5 0.42 2 0.10
  Denmark 1 0.19 1 0.17 1 0.13 0 0
  Iceland and Faeroe Islands 1 0.10 1 0.11 2 0.13 1 0.06
Sum   8 1 9 1 13 1 17 1
SD   1.03 0.14 1.09 0.13 1.33 0.11 0.68 0.07
  1. Number of breeds (Breeds) and the sum of their optimal contributions (Cont) to the core set for each regional group using four different weightings (λ) for the within-breed variation.
  2. * Regional groups in diversity hotspot.