What affects response to selection within breeds?

Geoff Simm, Geoff Pollott, Raphael Mrode, Ross Houston, Karen Marshall

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


In this chapter, the factors which affect responses to within-breed selection, and some of the tools and technologies used, especially for more effective within-breed selection are discussed. Highlights focused on the factors affecting rates of genetic gain, and controlling inbreeding.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationGenetic improvement of farmed animals
Number of pages31
Publication statusFirst published - 10 Dec 2020

Publication series

NameGenetic improvement of farmed animals
PublisherCABI Publishing


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