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Covariation

how two traits or values vary together in a population

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Correlation

measure if the strength of the relationship between two variables

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Phenotypic

measure of the strength of the relationship between performance in once trait and performance in another

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Genetic

measure of the strength of the relationship breeding values for one trait and breeding values for another

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Environmental

measure of the strength of the relationship between environmental effects on one trait and environmental effects on another trait

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Types of Correlations(3)

phenotypic
genetic
environmental

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Measures of Covariation(3)

covariance
correlation
regression

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Regression

average change in one variable per unit change in another

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True value

unknown attribute that affects animal performance

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Predicted value

prediction of a true value

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Prediction equation

mathematical equation used to calculate a predicted value based on phenotypic data

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Heritability

a measure of the strength of the relationship between performance and breeding values for a trait in a population

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Two types of Heritability

heritability in the broad sense
heritability in the narrow sense