progeny test


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progeny test

a method by which the genetic capabilities of an organism can be established by examining the performance of its progeny. For example, the ‘milk-yield’ genes of a bull can be estimated by measuring the milk productivity of its daughters.
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A pair of Texel tups RamCompare, the UK's first commercial progeny test, requires at least 30 doses of semen for AI use.
These progeny test steers represented 145 young bulls in the National Hanwoo Improvement System of the Republic of Korea.
SPATIAL PATTERNS OF TREE HEIGHT VARIATIONS IN A BLACK SPRUCE FARMFIELD PROGENY TEST AND NEIGHBORS-ADJUSTED ESTIMATIONS OF GENETIC PARAMETERS.
To make even greater genetic progress, he added, Hampshire Down breeders have agreed to join forces with the other four major terminal breeds in AHDB Beef and Lamb's pioneering progeny test, the RamCompare project.
The trees are today in a phase of rigorous long-term field trials in both forest and orchard settings, including progeny test plantings in a number of southern sites (Cipollini and Saielli 2015).
The initial development of YY-males requires feminization of XY fry during their sexually undifferentiated stage and the identification of these newly created "sex-reversed females" (females XY) through a progeny test (Vera-Cruz et al.
An effort to acquire high value forest stands of teak is by means of progeny test.
Data were collected from May 2006 to June 2008 at the Faculty's experimental farm in Rogoza, which is licensed for processing a progeny test on approximately 400 Simmental cattle yearly.
GENETIC VARIATION OF JUVENILE WOOD PROPERTIES IN A LOBLOLLY PINE PROGENY TEST
By progeny test is meant the estimation of the individual's heredity by study of the offspring.
The first strategy reflected the current conventional breeding program, which was a progeny test system (CS).
Lack of awareness on selection of bulls for breed improvement and absence of progeny test cause low productivity of dairy animals", said the VC.