half-sib


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half-sib

see half sibling.
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0 in experiments with half-sib progenies, there is a very favorable situation for selection.
Nevertheless, in this work, the genetic variation coefficients presented for both selection cycles reflect the wide variation existing among half-sib progenies, the same as the values for selection gains indicate the viability for the recurrent selection program with IPR 114 population, especially for yield enhancement.
Selection among and within half-sibs families in a Brazilian population of maize (Zea mays L.
Phenotypic variance was decomposed into genetic and environmental components of variance through the covariance among full- and half-sibs.
Thus heritabilites in the narrow sense of paternal half-sib and maternal half-sib and full-sib were computed using the respective relationships:
Heritabilities in the narrow sense of paternal half-sib and maternal half-sib and full-sib of body weight and diameter of 3-month-old Strongylocentrotus nudus were calculated on the result of component of variance and test (t = [h.
All of the heritability in the narrow sense of sire half-sib and the heritability in the broad sense of dam full-sib of body weight, test diameter of S.
1997) and half-sib correlation analysis for Mercenaria mercenaria (Rawson & Hilbish 1990), Macrobrachium rosenbergii (Malecha et al.
In this investigation full-sib family was taken as a random effect in a simple random model to account for the covariance among full-sibs caused by common environmental, dam and non-additive genetic effects, and half-sib family was used to account for covariance among half sibs caused by common environmental, dam, sire, and non-additive genetic effects.
Estimates for the heritability of size in juvenile Penaeus monodon prawns from half-sib mating.
The covariance among full- and half-sibs provides the basis for the separation of phenotypic variance into genetic and environmental components of variance.
Relationships between the covariance of full- and half-sibs and causal components of phenotypic variance.