OMIA 000998-9940 : Thread defect in Ovis aries

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

Species-specific description: A crimp defect characterised by tight spiral curling at the ends of the staple, associated with apparent fineness of the fibres, reported in Polish Merinos by Radomska and Kozanecki (1964).


1964 Radomska, M.J., Kozanecki, A. :
Heredity of the 'thread' defect in wool, and its effect on the production and some biological factors of wool in Polish Merino sheep Roczniki Nauk Rolniczych. Serie B: Zootechniczna 84:533-544, 1964.

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