Abstract

Estimation of variance components for continuous traits is reviewed, concentrating on Restricted Maximum Likelihood and algorithms specific to animal breeding applications. Special emphasis is given to developments since the last World Congress. Problems and areas for future research are discussed.

K. Meyer

Proceedings of the World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Volume XIII. Plenary lectures, molecular genetics and mapping, selection, prediction and estimation., , 407–418, 1990
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