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Agreement between estimated and realised genetic parameters






Animal Breeding Abstracts 56(11): 877-889

Agreement between estimated and realised genetic parameters

A review of the animal breeding literature was carried out to determine the utility of genetic parameter estimates in the prediction of selection responses. Realised genetic parameters were compared with genetic parameter estimates obtained from the same base population, from within a control line derived from the same base population, or from within the selection line itself.


Accession: 001748478



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