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Table 2 Genetic diversity indices (Average) across 11 Indian cattle breeds with 21 microsatellite markers

From: Genetic diversity and relationship of Indian cattle inferred from microsatellite and mitochondrial DNA markers

Cattle population Na Ne Ho He Fis
Bachaur 9.476 ± 0.752 4.186 ± 0.440 0.694 ± 0.038 0.705 ± 0.030 0.017
Gangatiri 9.190 ± 0.716 4.117 ± 0.436 0.709 ± 0.034 0.702 ± 0.030 −0.010*
Kherigarh 9.238 ± 0.889 4.086 ± 0.444 0.704 ± 0.035 0.700 ± 0.029 −0.002
Kenkatha 9.000 ± 0.878 4.123 ± 0.409 0.724 ± 0.036 0.703 ± 0.030 −0.028*
Ponwar 8.857 ± 0.804 4.329 ± 0.518 0.696 ± 0.039 0.702 ± 0.031 0.014
Shahabadi 10.619 ± 0.824 4.745 ± 0.532 0.713 ± 0.035 0.735 ± 0.027 0.034*
Purnea 8.905 ± 0.771 4.072 ± 0.402 0.681 ± 0.040 0.706 ± 0.027 0.042*
Mewati 7.762 ± 0.730 3.451 ± 0.425 0.579 ± 0.049 0.634 ± 0.043 0.098*
Gaolao 9.143 ± 0.762 4.176 ± 0.383 0.616 ± 0.034 0.717 ± 0.026 0.146*
Hariana 6.571 ± 0.732 3.374 ± 0.329 0.604 ± 0.052 0.632 ± 0.049 0.042*
Ongole 7.667 ± 1.107 4.223 ± 0.698 0.459 ± 0.068 0.594 ± 0.078 0.221*
Mean ± SE 8.784 ± 0.252 4.082 ± 0.139 0.653 ± 0.014 0.685 ± 0.012 0.048 ± 0.017
  1. Na- Observed number of alleles, Ne-Expected number of alleles, Ho-Observed heterozygosity; He-Expected heterozygosity, Fis- Inbreeding coefficient, *(p <0.05)