Abstract

This paper discusses a genetic epidemiological model (GEM) for investigating the effect of selection against susceptibility or infectivity on the epidemiology of infectious diseases in pigs. The model serves as a tool for evaluation selection strategies against different diseases in different environments

K. MacKenzie, Stephen C Bishop

Proceedings of the World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Volume 27: Reproduction; fish breeding; genetics and the environment; genetics in agricultural systems; disease resistance; animal welf, , 287–290, 1998
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