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Cover for Marker-assisted selection: theory.

This chapter describes the situations in which selection index is inefficient, the general consideration for marker-assisted selection (MAS) within a breed, the specific problems of MAS in segregating populations, formula to compute the optimum selection index with phenotypic and marker...

Author(s)
Weller, J. I.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934675)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Random and fixed effects, the mixed model.

This chapter presents the general strategies for solving mixed models (mixed linear model, mixed model equations, equation absorption, and multivariate mixed model analysis), models used to derive genetic evaluations for quantitative traits and their advantages and disadvantages (repeatability...

Author(s)
Weller, J. I.
ISBN
2001 CABI (H ISBN 0851994024)
Type
Book chapter