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Table 2 Expected genetic composition of captive panda population under the 2015 breeding recommendations

From: Genetic composition of captive panda population

MSI N Habitat contribution (%)
XXL LS QIN MIN QIO SCN
1 433 (247)a 5.8 1.4 19.9 22.7 49.9 0.3
2 1801 (1599) 6.4 8.0 11.7 19.3 53.8 0.8
3 3120 (2880) 6.2 8.2 9.7 20.9 54.1 0.9
1 + 2 + 3 5354 (4726) 6.2 7.6 11.2 20.5 53.7 0.8
3 F 1689 (846) 2.0 4.5 29.8 23.3 40.0 0.5
4 F 257 (201) 0.8 3.6 34.4 23.4 37.7 0.0
Current 397 3.6 8.2 10.6 21.5 52.2 0.7
  1. aNumber in () is the number of pairs with founders from the same habitat