Flashcards in Quiz 13 Deck (7)
a range of values within which we expect that a true value of interest lies
EPDs do not predict ______.
EPDs are not ______.
EPDs cannot be compared ______.
International Genetic Solutions (IGS)
12 breeds, 16 million records
Simmental, Gelbvieh, Limousin, Maine-Anjou, Chianina, Red Angus, Shorthorn, etc...
accurately accounts for heterosis and breed differences
EPDs presented on common base; allows for across breed comparisons
Response to selection
change in the mean performance of a population over time due to selection