La importancia de los caracteres del vellón como definidor racial. Un caso-estudio
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To evaluate which are the best discriminant variables to distinguish ovine breeds, phenetic relationships among eight turkish and one french breeds or types were studied. A matrix of 7 morphological and 4 wool characters were analyzed by a K-means test. Results suggest that four fleece traits alone<br>total
wool weight, staple length, fiber diameter and percentage of medullated fibers- permit a glimpse of differentiation among sheep breeds.