BLUP


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BLUPBest Linear Unbiased Prediction (breeding)
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There are two general categories of BLUP methods: GRM-based genomic-best linear unbiased prediction (G-BLUP), and single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP)-best linear unbiased prediction (SNPBLUP).
Location-specific overall cumulative exposure-response curves, represented in the original temperature range for each location, are based on BLUPs.
In the past such so called environmental differences confused the accurate assessment of breeding merit, but BLUP analysis, which was introduced to the British beef breeding industry in 1992, has been a major step forward.
The latest BLUP run of Hallbankgate's young bulls show we are making good progress," said Ian.
Sendo o problema central do melhoramento de plantas a predicao dos valores geneticos dos materiais superiores, ja que a mesma necessita dos verdadeiros valores dos componentes de variancia, torna-se imprescindivel o uso dos metodos BLUP e REML.
Apart from having the performance edge in a low input system, Charolais cross calves have a quiet temperament, and over the years great strides have been made in improving ease of calving, and through BLUP we are able to recognize those easier calving lines.
Signet has recently completed the second BLUP run with 5,254 evaluations, taking in more than 3,400 Stabiliser bred animals.
Weigel (2001) has summarized the methods, which are restrictions on family size, creation of sublines, mating programs, modifications to BLUP, and optimum contribution theory.
We are worried at both the lack of information, and the misinformation, that surrounds the issue over whether or not it would be better for societies to hand their BLUP and EBV evaluations over to ABRI in New South Wales or the emerging SAC/Roslin partnership in Edinburgh," explained NBA chief executive, Robert Forster.
A Pearson's correlation between the true breeding value and estimated breeding value was computed to check the accuracy of the BLUP estimation.
Sarkley's latest BLUP run positioned all their young bulls to be within the breed's top 10pc.
These EBVs were calculated using repeatability animal model BLUP and multi-lactation 305 d records pre-adjusted for calving age and month.