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AN S 562: Methodologies for Population/Quantitative Genetics

(2-0) Cr. 2. S.

Prereq: AN S 561, STAT 402
Basic theory for genetic analysis of animal breeding data. Course A (1st half semester) covers linear models, selection index methods, and basic theory for best linear unbiased prediction. Course B (2nd half semester) best linear unbiased prediction, including genetic groups, environmental adjustment, repeated records, multiple trait models, maternal effects models, and theory for maximum likelihood estimation of genetic parameters.