Linear Models for the Prediction of Animal Breeding Values, 3rd Edition

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The prediction of producing desirable traits in offspring such as increased growth rate, or superior meat, milk and wool production is a vital economic tool to the animal scientist. Summarising the latest developments in genomics relating to animal breeding values and design of breeding programmes, this new edition includes models of survival analysis, social interaction and sire and dam models, as well as advancements in the use of SNPs in the computation of genomic breeding values. 358 p.




Authors expertises affiliations

  • Raphael A. Mrode. Scotland’s Rural College, Edinburgh (UK).  
  • Robin Thompson. Author of the chapter 15. Rothamsted Research, Harpenden (UK).
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  • Publication date (print): 2014-02
  • ISBN (print - paperback): 978-1-84593-981-6

Tags: Livestock breeding, Mathematical models, Statistical methods, Genetic evaluation, Markers and prediction, Reduced animal models, Computational analysis

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