BLUP


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BLUP

best linear unbiased prediction.
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The missing heritability has been the problem which must be solved in GWAS and BLUP analyses (Eichler et al.
Country-pooled lag-response relationships at the 99th temperature percentile were also derived from the re-centered estimates using location-specific MMPs derived from BLUPs.
Pullar says: "Bulls with improved beef values, based on BLUP analysis of their capabilities, are now starting to earn substantial premiums at both public auction and private breeder sales.
O enfoque de modelos misto e BLUP tambem tem sido usado em outros objetivos (BERNARDO, 1995, 1996; PIEPHO; MOHRING, 2005; PIEPHO et al.
Selection based only on EBV from BLUP evaluations results in increased rates of inbreeding especially in long-term selection because the probability is greater that relatives with superior EBVs will be selected together.
And the UK research establishment is also concerned about the migration of key performance evaluation personnel from domestic centres if there is insufficient interpretative work on BLUP for them because it has gone overseas.
Established in 1979, the Givendale herd was among the pioneers of the BLUP genetic evaluation system launched in 1991.
66) in NZW rabbits using BLUP method (Panella et al.
Many studies have reported the genetic progress of economically important traits achieved by selection based on BLUP.
Genetic evaluations by BLUP are conducted for both traits but only the interval between first and second calvings is used for the observation of calving interval.
Inputs for the rule were the BLUP estimated breeding values, the additive genetic relationship matrix of all animals, and the long-term contributions of sex-age classes.
Breeding values of DG, LEA, BF and IMF were estimated using multiple-trait animal-model BLUP from the third generation onward.