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Cover for The genetics of the pig.

The second edition of this book contains chapters that discuss modern pig genetics, including taxonomy and evolution, domestication, coat colour variation, morphological traits and hereditary diseases, immunogenetics, cytogenetics, genomics, behaviour genetics, reproduction, transgenics,...

Author(s)
Rothschild, M. F.; Ruvinsky, A.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937560)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for Linear models for the prediction of animal breeding values.

This second edition presents the use of linear models, particularly Best Linear Unbiased Prediction (BLUP), for the genetic evaluation of domestic livestock. The 13 chapters discuss genetic evaluation with different sources of records, genetic covariance between relatives, BLUP of breeding value...

Author(s)
Mrode, R. A.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851990002)
Type
Book
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Cover for Maternal trait models: animal and reduced animal models.

This chapter describes the mixed model methodology for genetic evaluation in models with maternal effects considering a univariate situation, and the extension to multivariate analysis is also briefly presented.

Author(s)
Mrode, R. A.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851990002)
Type
Book chapter