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Selection on a single trait in AlphaSimR - Part 2

In this vignette, we will learn about simulating selection to improve a single trait and explore some of the intricacies of the breeder’s equation. (Part 2)

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Simulating traits in AlphaSimR - Part 2

AlphaSimR simulates traits by defining the type of trait genetic effects, number of DNA sites controlling the trait, mean, genetic variance, and environmental variance. Once we simulate genetic and…

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Selection on a single trait in AlphaSimR - Part 1

In this vignette, we will learn about simulating selection to improve a single trait and explore some of the intricacies of the breeder’s equation. (Part 1)

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DNA lottery in AlphaSimR Traits

We will now look at the randomness of DNA inheritance (the DNA lottery) between parents and progeny, and how this process drives variation in genetic and phenotype values of relatives. Please watch…

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Selection and Response to Selection

We will look at selective breeding, demonstrating how it can improve a population, and predicting a possible response to selection. The essence in selective breeding is to identify genetically best…

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