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Linear Models for the Prediction of Animal Breeding Values

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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.

Product code: 9781845939816

ISBN 9781845939816
Dimensions (HxWxD in mm) H246xW189
On Sale Date 28/02/2014
No. Of Pages 360
Publisher CABI Publishing
Edition 3rd edition
The prediction of producing desirable traits in offspring is a vital tool to animal scientists. Summarising the developments in genomics and design of breeding programmes, this book covers models of survival analysis, social interaction and sire and dam models, plus advancements in the use of SNPs in the computation of genomic breeding values.